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 Zalm in fine form  Approximately fifty-five people were on hand in the auditorium of Chatelech High School last Friday, April 29th, to hear  an address by the Honourable Bill Vander Zalm, the Minister  for Human Resources. The occasion was a buffet style luncheon  sponsored by the Social Credit Party.  Those present heard a wide-ranging address by Vander  Zalm in.which he defended the actions of his department and  attacked the administration of the previous government. The  'Cabinet minister was completing a swing through the Sunshine 'annual  Coast which had seen him address a meeting in Pender Harbour  earlier in the day and enjoy a dinner at the Homestead Cafe in  Wilson Creek in the evening.  The Honourable Bill  Vander Zalm,   Provincial  Minister of Human Resources, as.he mingles  /:���.���������'. '������"���  with the audience after the meeting he addressed  in Sechelt last Friday.  * '������'������' 7 ���"        '���-.'���'������������  Unemployed  Vander   Zalm    acknowledged  at the government  was  very  ncerned about the unemployed figures which were recently  released  but  pointed  out  that  .Premier  Bill   Bennett   had   the  ^previous day announced the input  of an additional seven and a half  million  dollars  which  was  de  signed to provide 5,800 jobs for  the students who would shortly  be swelling the ranks of the job  seekers. -  Elderly  ional Board News  Peninsula Recycling  The future of Peninsula Recycling was brought up again at  the regional board meeting held  on Thursday/April 28th. At the  previous board meeting a tied  vote had meant that Peninsula  ..- Recycling had been denied the'  funds necessary to continue their  operation until such a time as a  *I referendum   could   be   held -in  C November.  I-     The reconsideration was occa-  I- sioned by the receipt of several  I- letters from residents of the Sunshine Coast urging that the regio-  -- nal board "reconsider their d���-'  Ycision. 'As was the case on the  \ previous occasion, Jack Paterson,  regional board director for Area  "A", was the main opponent of  the necessary funding.   Paterson  pointed out that Peninsula Recycling had been turned down in  their application of a grant from  the federal government.     "We  are only a minor-branch of government," said Paterson.   "I; have  -   completely lost faith in Peninsula  Recycling."  Area "C" director Barry Pearson supported the position taken  by Paterson. "I support recycling," said Pearson, "but not  Tom Haig," and cited the lack  of an adequately presented financial statement for his continued  oppostion.  Regional board chairman Harry  Almond and Gibsons representative Jim Metzler were the most  active proponents of reversing  the stand previously taken by the  regional board. ' 'We are a throw-  away society," said Almond,  "and the time is coming when we  will have to recycle."    Metzler  also urged that the requested  support be extended: "We're  just getting into this," he said.  "It's the coming thing."  After the debate the vote was  identical with that taken two  weeks previously with directors  Mulligan, Pearson- and Paterson  continuing their opposition along  with Sechelt representative  Morgan Thompson.  At the conclusion of the tied  . vote it was moved by Peter Hoemberg,   Area   "B"   director,  and  seconded  by  Pearson  that  the  regional board should circulate a  "que^ttOThairejlsoUcjting!. public *  -response to this question.~ The  questionnaire when prepared is  to appear in the local community  newspapers.  New Park  Director Jack Paterson of Area  "A" waxed eloquent at the April  28th meeting of the regional  board when he spoke ofthe new  park that is being constructed  on District Lot 6678 in the Pender Harbour area. "It's like a  resurgence ofthe old days," said  Paterson, * 'when neighbours  helped each other build. It's a  beautiful park. A people's park  forall!"  Paterson urged his fellow directors and the public at large to  visit the park and see it for themselves. The work in the park was  originally begun under an LIP  grant program and is being continued by community . effort.  "The work must go on," said  Paterson, -"by summer youth  employment or whatever. The  work must go on."  Spraying  The Regional Board took an  unanimous position against the  spraying of the power lines with  herbicide by B. C. Hydro at their  regular meeting held on April  28th.- The matter was brought  before the regional board for  consideration by Chairman Harry  Almond who asked that the resolution request immediate cessation of all spraying programs of  the herbicides and that the clear-;  ing~"6f -die" power'Htfne' be done  1 manually by local-labour which  would have the added benefit  of injecting some badly-needed  "payroll into the economy of the  region.  The directors had for their  consideration an article on the  herbicides in question which first  appeared in the Humanist in  Canada magazine and which is  reproduced inside this paper.  Ferries  On another issue of recent  controversy, Director Bernie  Mulligan of Area "F" urged the  regional board "Let's take a position on the B. C. ferries." Mulligan pointed out that twenty years  ago when he was working for the  Black Ball Ferries there was  hourly ferry service from five  thirty in the morning .until midnight. Gibsons representative,  Jim Metzler, volunteered to draft  a letter to the ferry corporation  urging better service and reduced  rates in an attempt to stimulate  the economy of this region.  Another program that the cabinet minister pointed to with pride  during his speech was what he  described as "the best and most  progressive   program   ever   de-  Political  assessment  Retired school principal George  Montgomery is making his  first visit to Canada from Alrdrie,  Scotland. George, Just arrived  last Wednesday, is ��� man of  laudable cariosity and last  Friday evening found him In  attendance si the BID Vander  Zahn meeting held In Sechelt  on Friday evening, April 29th,  to  After the cabinet minister's  Ids Impresslsns of what he  had heard and seen as he man-  ched reflectively on ��� sandwich.  ���WeU there Is no doubt the  man's a conservative,'  George, *but I'D teO yon  If your government is as good  as these sandwiches you'D be  alright.*  vised for the care of the elderly".  "It's a beautiful program," said  Vander Zalm, in describing it  as a five-fold Homemaker Program. According to the minister  the service would be available  free to single seniors whose  income was $5,000 or  less and to couples with an annual  income of $8,000 or less. The  Human Resources Minister also  said that intermediate care would  be available for those of the  elderly who require institutional  help for a rate of $6.50 a day.  "This is a positive approach to  a long-term problem," he said.  In the question period which  followed the speech Vander Zalm  was asked what use would be  made of the estimated $100  million under-run in his budgetary expenditures. He answered  that this new extended care  program for the elderly was  estimated to cost $138 million.  On the question of pharmacare  cut backs to the elderly Vander  Zalm insisted that no needy  person would suffer and maintained that the.non-prescription  drugs eliminated from pharmacare would sometimes cost  almost ten times as much if obtained through pharmacare than  they would if purchased over  the counter.  Welfare  In explaining the guiding-  philosophy behind his administration of his department Vander  Zalm said: "If you are needy  we'll help you. If you are handicapped or institutionalized I'll  work to make life as normal as  possible." 7.  ~ 'He claimed that the Mvings he  had been able to effect in the  operation of his department had  not been made at the expense of  the needy but through better  administration and more demanding requirements for welfare  recipients. He repeated his  famous shovel statement: "If  you can fend for yourself but  won't,  if you  won't pick  up a  shovel, I'll hand you the shovel."  The  minister  said that welfare   '  recipients who moved to an area   .  of low employment possibilities  would not be able to receive welfare.   "If they come out here to  get away from it all on B. C. welfare, I'll make it tough for them,"  he said.     "Pioneers worked to   ;  make this province.    With the  right for benefits there is the ob--  ligation to make some effort."  The obligation to make some  effort was a theme which Vander  Zalm returned to again and again  throughout his speech. "We  have given you good accounting  and a credible system," he said  in claiming that his fraud investigators had saved the B. C. taxpayers hundreds of thousands of  dollars. "We made it tough. We  demanded more responsibility.  Welfare rolls were reduced 20%.  Our test made them fend for  themselves," insisted Vander  Zalm. "When we took over the  whole welfare system was a bit  of, a disaster," he said and went  on to list several abuses which he  claimed had been allowed to  creep into the administration of  the department under the previous government.  Questions  At the conclusion of his address  Vander Zalm was questioned on  , his assertion that all the opposition MLA's had moved into Victoria to live  and were thereby  losing, touch  with  their : consti-;"  tuents and reiterated his state- .  ment.   In another question concerning' the   continued   use   of  herbicide   spraying   by   B.   C.  r 'Hydro, Vander Zalm saidr!'*You'  have, a  right to be  concerned'  about the spraying of defoliants. *  Write to me about it and I will  speak on your behalf."  At the conculsion of the question period the cabinet minister  mingled with the audience over  coffee and sandwiches and listened to some personal problems.  Lockstead on Texada Island  Mother Goose is vigilant as the photographer gets  a little too close. One of her brood of nine goslings shows a definite adventurous spirit on his  first day in the world.  Ill  memory  This truck began spilling hot tar on the streets of Gibsons last week. The driver was unaware ofthe fact until he got half-way up the hill and then couldn't stop on the hill with a  load of thrity tons of tar which resulted in quite a trail of tar being'spread throughout the  village.  We were fellow members of  Howe Sound Womens' Institute.  Among our aims - "To be a gpod  friend.and neighbour, at home  and abroad". Eva was all of  those things. :  We shared , the honour of  calling her "Neenie", a name  given in love by her grandchildren and countless other  children in the community, including burs.  "A little house by the side of  the road" - someone else wrote  that, but it is how one remembers; dropping in for cookies and  tea could be and was a million  things7 to admire a painting,  listen to some music she had  composed. We could request  such things in the midst of any of  her days, before the times of  so much pain.  One wonders how many loaves  of bread, buns, cookies, puddings - were either taken or dispatched from that little house.  Cuttings from plants, seeds and  entire cactus plants. One recalls  the rambles through the woods,  times at the beach. How she  loved all of nature, the trees,  the birds, the flowers, her love  of all these things was evident  in her garden.  There was always time to help  someone else, in thought, word  or deed. One wonders how many  children must have some treasure  that "Neenie"'has given. The  ones who have a quilt she made,  have indeed a treasure. So much  of the type of person she was,  can be seen in her quilts. The  lights and darks and. the bright,  lovely colours. Thought and time,  care, beauty, compassion, empathy, understanding. Among  these memories, how she recounted the smallest thing in thought  or deed, given her.  One had only brief glimpses  of other places and times. Very  brief glimpses of. any sorrow.  Things we all meet on this road  of life. '���' "Neenie", knew when to  send a bouquet, when and where  to,"drop.in for a few minutes''.  One has to have known pain,  anquish, loneliness, to know so  well, how to help an other.  "Neenie" was of a true pioneering spirit. A will to cope with  whatever must be coped with.  Looking ever forward and upward  with love and faith. We shared  laughter over our frailties -  whether of illness or age; love of  family, each child grand and  great grandchild was precious.  This the ever widening circle  from the pebble cast in the pool,  this quality reached out for all  of us. Adults and children,  "Neenie" had a special place in  many hearts.. She will live for  us in the sunrise, the song of  birds in spring, in all beauty of  music, poetry, art; of nature and  the hearts of little children.  We'll miss seeing her as we  remember her. What she is, is  in eternal love and in all goodness  and beauty of life and living.  When contacted at his Texada  Island home last weekend, MLA  Don Lockstead issued a categorical denial to the statement made  twice in Sechelt recently xby the  Minister of Human  Resources,  Bill Vander Zalm, that all opposition members had lost touch with  their constituents by moving to  the   provincial   capital.       "The  cabinet members of the previous  administration bought homes in  Victoria   in    some ��� instances,"  said Lockstead,   "but with the  exception of the leader of the  patty they've all moved back to  their constituencies and he maintains a residence in his riding of  Vancouver East, too." Lockstead  was at a loss to give any rational  explanation   of   Vander   Zalm's  comments.  During the course of the con  versation he took the opportunity  to express his concern about the  future of coastal transportation  under the present government.  "The $8 million subsidy announced by the government is a very  bad deal," said the MLA. "If  fill of it was applied just to the  awaited reduction in ferry fares  it would mean a reduction of only  50 cents per ferry passenger and  that still leaves nothing done for  the upcoast communities."  Lockstead said he had just returned from a visit to the northern  part of his riding where he found  the community of Bella Coola  virtually out of basic foodstuffs.  "Rivtow was supposed to replace ���  Northland Navigation as a supply  service to the area but instead  of the weekly supply run that  Northland had provided Rivtow  had only pulled four barges into  the area in six months, preferring  to use the road from Williams  Lake to truck supplies in. At the  time of the MLA's visit the road  was impassible due to the spring  break-up with the annual plague  of frost bumps and mud. "They  were out of such basics as bread  and milk," said Lockstead.  In response to a telegram sent  to Victoria by the MLA the government sent in two truck-loads of  supplies which had to be hauled'  through six miles of mud by a  bulldozer.     Lockstead said that  the  immediate   situation   would  be   eased' this   week   with   the  arrival  of a   Rivtow  barge  but  that, with the possible exception  of Ocean Falls, the residents of  the coastal communities to the  north   were   bleakly   pessimistic  about their future transportation  services.  A photographer's life is not always an easy one. Last week Ian Corrance got a picture of  Lorrie Girard of Gibsons Realty celebrating her birthday at an office party. The trouble  was that the sign pictured on the wall gave the lady the wrong age and this week she took  her revenge with a classic cream pie in Corrance's face as he entered the Coast, New* x^*^ 7"  to  address on the  evfery Coast News, May 3,1977.  A CO-OPERATIVELY AND LOCALLY OWNED NEWSPAPER  Published at Gibsons, B. C. every Tuesday  By: Glassford Press Ltd.  Box 460, Gibsons Phone: 886-2622 or 886-7817  Editor - John Burnside  Reporter / Photographer - Ian Corrance  Advertising - Josef Stanishevskyj  Receptionist/Bookkeeper- M. M. Laplante  Production - Bruce M. Wilson  Typesetting - Lindy Moseley  <Br  CNA  Subscription Rates:  Distributed Free to aU addresses on the Sunshine Coast.  British Columbia: $8.00per year; $6.00 for six months.  Canada except B.C. $10.00 per year.  United States and Foreign$12.00 per year.  Phone 886-2622 or 886-7817.  P. O. Box 460, Gibsons, B. C.  Hon. Mr. Vander Zalm  There can be no doubt about it, the  Minister of Human Resources Bill Vander  Zalm is an impressive politician. The  man is clean cut and ruddily handsome  and projects the image of youthful, responsible vigour which John F. Kennedy  first made popular. He dresses with  taste in expensive, conservative suits  and he speaks very well indeed. The  voice is resonant, well-projected and he  lards his speeches, it would appear, with  enough humorous matter to keep his  audiences entertained. Above all Mr.  Vander Zalm is very, very confident.  Self-doubt and he would appear to be  strangers.  When he explains the great economies  effected in his department, attributing  them to sound administration and accounting, he radiates a sense of down-to-  earth common sense with which the  audience he addressed last Friday night  can identify happily and did. In fact if  there was a disappointment in the evening it would be with the audience. It  was apparent that virtually everyone in  the hall had come to admire. One could  have wished that Mr. Vander Zalm's  easy assurance had been challenged with  a few more searching questions.  One would have liked to have heard  someone ask Mr. Vander Zalm for comment on the statememt by the Economic  Council of Canada that the government  of British   Columbia   was   mishandling  the province's economy.    The council,  no  hot  bed  of  militant   left  wingers,  surely, says that the government could go  a long way towards solving the major  problem of unemployment by tax cuts  which would increase the spending power  of the people of the province and create  new jobs on the heels of the increased  demand for goods. In fact, says the council, it is the  very  obsession with the  illusion of a balanced budget, which Mr.  Bennett and Mr. Vander Zalm seem so  proud of, that is extending the economic  recession in this province.    One would  have liked to have Mr. Vander Zalm's  comments on record on that point.  One would have liked to have heard,  since cabinet ministers seldom come this  way, some voice raised to query the ferry  rates which caused a drop of thirty-five  thousand vehicles to use the ferries to  this area alone last year between June  and December, as compared to the previous year. Since we had a member of  the Socred cabinet with us in the flesh,  perhaps someone could have asked for  some elucidation about the Grizzly Valley  Pipeline affair, and sundry other Socred  embarassments. After all as Mr. Vander  Zalm said on Friday: "I'll communicate  and I'll tell you what I'm thinking. We  will tell it as it is." I wish someone  had given him the opportunity.  Since the story about the people of  Bella, Coola being out of bread and milk  had just broken in the press the day before Mr. Vander Zalm's visit, one could  have wished the someone might have  thought to ask him how well he felt his  government was serving the people on  the northern coasts of this province.  Of course one cannot blame the  Honourable Bill Vander Zalm because no  m  one in the audience asked him any searching questions.   One can and one does  blame him, however, for patently absurd  statements.   When a man as skilful as  Mr. Vander Zalm undoubtedly is rattles  off statistics and statements with practised ease which are designed to indicate  that everything is well in his particular  little part of the universe it's hard to  refute them or even to question them.  Just one small, obvious absurdity, however  weakens   a  whole  polished  performance.   When Mr. Vander Zalm assured us not once but twice on Friday  evening that his party had a monopoly on  communication with the voting public  because  all of the   opposition   MLA's  live in Victoria and are out of touch with  the people they represent it is so patently  absurd that it calls into question much of  the rest of the stuff that he so smoothly  assures us is true. One does feel a little  silly phoning Don Lockstead whose name  and number are in our local telephone  book and asking him if he still lives  there. According to Lockstead only NDP  party leader Dave Barrett still maintains  a house in the capital.   Because of the  fact that no one has been told when the  next   session   of  the   legislature   will  be held, Lockstead has even relinquished  the small apartment he did maintain in  Victoria during the legislative session.  The Honourable Mr. Vander Zalm  assured us twice that all ofthe NDP members, and specifically Lockstead, had  moved to Victoria with exactly the same  urbane confidence with which he assured  us that the surplus $100 million in the  Human Resources Department had been  achieved without one elderly or handicapped person in this province suffering.  It does little for one's confidence in this .  particular minister or the government he  is a part of when the one fact that can be  readily checked in a speech full of strong  claims and assurances turns out to be  entirely false.  from the files of Coast News  ���ta#n  5YEARSAGO  Reports have been circulating in Gibsons and Sechelt that Corporal Lou Big-  geman of the Gibsons detatchment will  be moved to West Vancouver and be  given the rank of Sergeant.  Driftwood Players, despite their remarkable success in their 3 year existence  are finding it hard to finance future  activities.  10 YEARS AGO  A second floor to St. Mary's Hospital  has received tentative approval of health  department officials in Victoria.  20 YEARS AGO  Official   campaign   opening:      Hon.  James  Sinclair  will   address   a  public  meeting in Bal's. hall, Gibsons on Monday.  25 YEARS AGO  Gibsons  theatre:     Kirk   Douglas  "The Big Trees". Technicolor.  in  now  15 YEARS AGO  Sechelt peninsula Board of Trade is  w interprocess of changing its name  to Sechelt Area Chamber of Commerce  in line with a similar change coming up  for Gibsons.  30 YEARS AGO  Gibsons will have its first bit of cement  sidewalk if the permit to build the walk  in front of the new $35,000 show and  dance building to be constructed here is  granted. There will be 5 stores on the  main floor of the building. Land is now  being cleared for the structure.  Photographer Herb Winn gave location of this early 1950's  shot as Nanaimo, Departure Bay being little known then to  tourists. Vessel depicted here was launced As bury Park in  Philadelphia in 1903. Vicissitudes of fate brought her to Blackball Ferries run across Strait of Georgia in 1952 as MV Kahloke,  her name in this photo. A decade later, as a unit in the B.C.  Ferries'   then  growing  fleet,   newly-rechristened  Langdale  Queen, she began to serve the Howe Sound run. The anchor  from this now-retired vessel, under sponsorship of the Lions'  Club, and refurbished at Canfor's Port Mellon plant, is destined  to be placed in Holland Park, a most fitting resting place for  the historic relic. Winn family photo, courtesy Elphinstone  Pioneer Museum. L.R.Peterson  John Burnside  Slings & Arrows  J^George Matthews  In the last few years I've become more and more preoccupied  with decentralization or perhaps  it's the need for it, as I see it,  that preoccupies me. I think 1  got my first inklings of it because  of my interest in theatre.  You see, in my teens I was  stage-struck as any young man  could be. When I was about  eighteen or so I got a position at  the Mountain Playhouse in Montreal, as a part-time apprentice  in the theatre and for a few short  weeks I thought I was in heaven  and visions of Broadway and the  West End of London danced in  my head. What soured me was  that the professional actors with  whom I was associating .all  seemed to me to be uniformly  neurotic and unhappy and I  decided that if that was the fate  of the professional actor I'd try  something else.  Now, God knows, the theatre  has no monopoly on either neurosis or unhappiness as I've subsequently discovered in a variety  of fields, but nonetheless it does  deal with the world of illusion.  The question of personal identity  or the risk of losing it does seem  to be a hazard of the craft.   The  risk is compounded for the professional actor .in that travelling  from city to city to ply their trade  there comes a time, and it comes  soon, when the only people he or  she knows are other professional  theatre people.   So it seemed to  me  in  what  I  laughingly . call  my maturity that the ideal was to  live some place where you either  felt at home or could come to feel  at home and do whatever it was  that you could do with and for  your neighbours and as a happy  amateur.  In that way in relating  to a community as more than an  actor or a theatre person it might  be possible to keep your feet on  terra firma.  It also provides another facet  of experience for the community.  As a sometime party-goer, I  noticed that irrespective of the  quality of recorded music that  was available, if a man with a  guitar, a modicum of competence  and a willingness to perform was  in the room then live music was  preferred and the machines were  shut off.  The immediacy of contact with live entertainment adds  a dimension that film or television just does not give.  During  the six years I was active with  the   Driftwood   Players   and   in  touch with amateur theatre  all  over the province of B. C. I was  reinforced in this belief.   I have  seen and been part of some very  good   amateur  theatre   indeed,  performed  by   school   teachers,  real   estate " salesmen,   nurses,  bank managers, druggists and all  the other folks you find in any  sjnalltown.  7^7.The; community, too, benefits  in an increased awareness of the  latent skills that it contains and  in the development of community  pride and identity.    One of the  more grievous aspects of modern  life   in   this  post-television  era  would appear to be the loss of  sense of community in participation and performance.  From   these   musings   about  theatre and my own particular  enthusiasms I began' to branch  out and  see  over-centralization  in  politics in Ottawa  and  Victoria and in economics in New  York and Toronto, for example as  an   undesirable   aspect   of   our  lives. More and more we seem to  have been relegated to a passive  role in the conduct of our affairs.  If we   would   be   successful   it  seemed that it was necessary to  live as strangers among strangers.   The top of all the ladders  was seen to be elsewhere.   More  and more of the decision making  was done for us at some considerable  remove   by   men  who,   if  they were not alien to us to begin  with, rapidly' became alienated.  There has been, it would seem to  me, an increasing tendency to  let someone else do it while we  drink our beer  or watch  television.   We have lost the ability  to entertain ourselves and are in  danger of losing any meaningful  impact on many of the political  processes that govern us.  Hopefully the process is not  irreversible. As I indicated in  an editorial last week, I'm in  favour of local government, the  localler the better. I still get  furious when some anonymity in  Victoria or Ottawa sends me. a  form letter with implied threats  about stiff penalties  and fines  if I don't  immediately fill  out  some form that he conceives to  be central to the well-being of  the world.    It would do me the  world of good, I am assured, if  I could occasionally walk over to  his office and pound on his desk  for awhile and I think it would do  him some good too.   At the very  minimum you might get yourself  treated with a modicum of courtesy if you weren't miles from  your tormentors. I'm on the side  of the provinces in most of their  battles with the provincial government.    As an ideal I'd like as  much of the decision-making that  affects me to be made by people  I know so that I could at least  have an argument about it.    As  much as possible I like to find  my   entertainment   for    myself  and among my friends. Those of  us  who  share  the  same   geographic location would, I am convinced, live fuller and more complete lives if we were more actively involved in our own government and entertainment.  Sometimes I think, for example, we'd be better off if the  money that's budgeted for one ���  week's instalment of the Beachcombers was used instead to  build a decent little performing  place where local people could  enrich themselves and the community by first-hand performing  experience and give the tourists  something else to do besides  gawking at C.B.C. cameramen  and their mysterious and busy  world. And when Mr. Vander  Zalm comes through the area  with criticisms of the regional  board concept and tells us how  much better off we would be if  their function was returned to  Ottawa, I don't believe him. I'd  like to see as much as possible  of the decision-making power that  affects local lives in local hands.  I've never trusted experts.  We should be responsible for our  own affairs. Perhaps if we were  so responsible and perhaps if  more of our entertainment was  of our own devising we would  regain some of the community  spirit that seems to be eluding  us these days.  Loveliest of trees, the cherry now  Is hung with bloom along the bough,  And stands about the woodland ride  Wearing white for Eastertide.  Now, of my threescore years and ten,  Twenty will not come again,  And take from seventy springs a score,  It only leaves me fifty more.  And since to look at things in bloom  Fifty springs are little room,  About the woodlands I will go  To see the cherry hung with snow.  by A. E. Housman  Old Henry Ford once said that,  "History is bunk!". Someone  else, equally unqualified I'm  sure, said that no one ever  learned anything from history.  The way things are going in a  few places in the world we may  soon discover whether these  people knew what they were  talking about.  To learn anything from history  is one thing but for "peoples  and governments...to...act on the'  principles deduced from it"  is quite another. In order to do  that we must have an accurate  picture of what happened at a  particular time in history, then we  must recognize the signs of a  recurrence of the phenomenon.  Once recognized, a people must  have the moral vigor to attack  the problem and finally they must  possess the proper institutions  to combat it.  Take Italy for example. The  country has recently been plagued by strikes,, riots and demonstrations led by the radical left.  By radical left I'm not referring  to the Italian Communist Party  which has shown remarkable  strength and calm in the face  of inflation and growing unemployment, I'm talking about Trot-  ' skyites, anarchists and nihilists.  These demonstrations led-by the  radical ktft have resulted in a  resurgence of neo-fascist groups  which arise from time to time in  Italy whenever the left gains  strength at the expense of a weak  and ineffective centrist coalition.  In 1918-1919, Italy was suffering extreme inflation and the men  returning from fighting the Aus-  trians were unable to find work.  Many Italians were upset at  Italy's not getting what they considered to be her "fair share" of  the spoils of war. As a result,  Italy, like most other western  nations suffered internal anarchy,  for a brief period of time. The  Italian solution, at least the solution of the Italian middle class,  was to tolerate a fascist dictatorship led by that well known  teacher-journalist Benito Mussolini. The causes of the rise of  Italian fascism are clear, the effect is a matter of historical  record; the Italians brought in  the gunfighter to clean up the  country and just like in the  movies, they couldn't get rid of  him once he 'd done the job.  In 1977 we have a situation  in which Italy is suffering inflation, unemployment and a stagnant economy. The political  centre is weak and ineffective,  the Italian Communist Party, by  now one of the strongest and  most credible communist parties.  in western Europe is gaining  strength. On the political right,  nationalists, and neo-fascist organizations are making use of  the same kind of goons that were  the backbone of Mussolini's  fascists to harrass and obstruct  legitimate political activity.  I once had a small insight into  what the Italian people are faced  with these days. . A few years  ago I found myself in the middle  of Iran without much money. The  most convenient way put was a  German tour  bus  heading for  Munich. The bus was filled with  Bavarian tourists except for my  wife, myself and an Italian anarchist, at least he said he was an  anarchist. He was a tall, extremely good looking man, about  thirty, with tremendous personal  charm and wit. In all of Iran that  day, I'm sure ours was the only  bus to leave on time. The driver,  a silent, surly man with a uniform  that would make General Patton  envious, was accompanied by a  nervous little tour guide, sort of  an Unterbusfuehrer, who wore  a separate wristwatch for every  time zone between Tehran and  Munich.  At our first stop,; where 'we ������  were to have lunch, the Unterbusfuehrer announced, "Ve have  precisely certy minuten fur  lunch". - Our Bavarian busmates  proceeded single file into the  designated bistro gesturing for  us to follow as quickly as possible.  The Italian anarchist said to us,  "Let's look around for a while,  if I find a bank I can cash a traveller's check and we can eat some  decent food. Besides, its such a  beautiful day we should enjoy  ourselves."  There I was again, the eternal  liberal caught in the weak and  ineffective center between tedious order and pleasant chaos.  For some reason, unknown to me  till this day, my romantic urge  prevailed and anarchy won  another convert. An hour and a  half later we returned to find  the bus missing, our bags,  money, passports gone with it.  Looking, ironically, to our anarchist friend for leadership in this  moment of potential disaster  we found him smiling confidently.'  He whispered something derogatory under his breath about the  German people and walked out  into the middle of the road, to  flag down a passing police car.  He made it understood to the  policeman that we were Americans and that we had been left  behind by our bus and it was  absolutely necessary that we be  driven immediately to the next  stop. The police, hearing the  word "American" put us in the  back seat and rushed off in pursuit of our bus. Half an hour  later we caught our bus and were  put back on board. Our German,  companions, obviously disappointed to see us, chastized us at  great length for our lateness  and made it known to the driver  and Unterbusfuehrer that we  must be removed from the bus  at the next convenient location.  The Germans hated the Italian  anarchist for his lack of discipline,  the Italian hated the Germans  for their lack of imagination and  we, like good liberals (seeing  both points of view), didn't hate  anybody, and felt terribly guilty.  There it was in microcosm, the  advocates of order and discipline  vs. the supporter of freedom and  chaos and stuck in the middle,  the people who can't make up ,  their minds. Whether the Italian  people, faced with the. same problem on a national scale, will be  able to resolve their difficulties  continued on page 3  "ICT  ���7��  ���'.��!  ::\i  *'i;  ������4  ���S  <i LETTERS to the EDITOR  Coast News, May 3,1977.  _&  More about Rio Pete  Editor:  I just got through reading the  story in your paper written by  Rio Pete., By dang that sure made  me smiles. I think if more folks  listened to stories like his we  would be better off. He is no  trouble maker like some city  folks I know of; such as that  Pierre Trudeau, who let his wife  go down to the States and work  illegal like. Now he has the whole  U.S.A. mad at us. They are so  mad they might stop us from  using any gas and oil from the  wells in Alberta and northern  parts of B. C. Then every one  will have to go back to horses.  Talking about horses, this is what  my story is about.  I own a small ranch up on  Dead Man's Road. I don't know  how many critters I have. I  haven't counted them lately.  Although looking at that pup of  mine scratching, I might have  more than I think. I have one  horse called Dobbin. I had not  rid him for many years but I  decided to start using him again  when I heard Jimmy Carter's  speech on saving energy. Also  my pick-up truck just wore out.  Well, I don't know if it's such  a good idea. I spent enough  energy catching that ornery critter and getting a saddle on him,  I could have pushed my truck for  a week. Well,. I finally got that  old cuss saddled up and started  for Vancouver. I had to go in and  get some supplies, such as flour  and tobaccy, etc. When I went on  the ferry they parked old Dobbin  with his tail right over the end of  the ferry. Nobody would tell me  why. They said it was a government rule. Oh well, you never  know what these crown corporations are up to. Well, we made it  to Horseshoe Bay, then I headed  into Vancouver. I got stopped in  a public road block. They checked out old Dobbin pretty good,  such as his blinkers on his bridle.  They asked how his breaks were.  I said that old cuss could break  anything he got near. They said  his exhaust emission might be  too big. I told them that was the  way the critter had been built.  They asked to see my driver's  licence?"! showed-them the' one  I got in Alberta 40'years ago.  It was supposed to be good for  life. When they asked if I had a  pink slip, I told them I didn't  wear one but I thought my wife  had one. The police just shook  his head and told me to get the  hell out of there.  Well sir, that Vancouver has  sure changed since I was there  last. You know someone has  taken all the hitching rails and  hauled them away. The only  thing I could find to tie Dobbin  to was a rig that looked like an  alarm clock on an iron pipe. Well  I tied him there and went into  the store. Well sir, when I come  out that ornery critter was gone.  I asked an old blind guy that was  selling pencils if he knew where  my horse had gone. He said  Buster's towing had towed him  away because I hadn't put any  money in that new-fangled rig  I had tied my horse to. Well sir,  to get him back it sure took care  of most of my money. I sure had  my dander up. I headed right  back for home. I sure made good  time. There . must have been  times when I was doing seven  miles an hour. When I got to  the ticket booth at the ferry a  continued from page 2  *  is hard to say. If Henry Ford  and George Hegel are to be  proven wrong in this case, the  Italian people are going to have  to find. some way of guarding  against extreme solutions to their  problems. Italy has been down  this road before, if their history  is accurate, their purpose clear  and their institutions strong, they  will take the right turn at the  crossroads. If they do, it may be  recorded one day that history  said,' 'Henry Ford is bunk!".  couple of guys come out with  tapes and started to measure  old Dobbin. I thought they were  going to make him a suit but I  found out they were worried  whether he was too high such as  six foot five, which cost more.  Well, by jing he was, just the  length of the saddle horn. I was  too smart for them, I just loosened the cinch and rolled the saddle underneath the horse's belly.  This caused a bit of a problem.  Have you ever tried to ride in  a saddle when it's underneath  a horse's belly? I ruined a forty  dollar Stetson hat.  When I got on the ferry they  parked me along side a station  wagon with a government emblem on the door and it was  loaded right to the roof with  shovels, the kind you dig gardens  with. Being a tiller of the soil  myself, I was kind of curious so  I started asking questions. I  finally found an old timer who had  worked for the ferries for years.  He told me that the man that  owned the car and the shovels  was named Vander Slam or something. And he went by the alias  of Pick up your Shovel Bill. And  he used to be a tulip grower until  he took up the job ramrodding for  the human resources department.  It seems that he ended up with  a million dollars profit in one  short year running the spread.  So rather than just leaving the  money lying around and molding,  he went and bought shovels with  it. Then he is going to hand the  people on welfare a shovel, especially .those of the Sunshine  Coast.  By jing, I bet next year he ends  up with two million. It seems  like a lot of money to spend on  shovels. But then again, maybe  it's better than handing out  money to people who never intend to pay it back. At least you  got to take your Stetson off to him  he didn't go and lose track of the  money like them ranchers that  work for Pierre, when they sold  that reactor to Argentina.  Well, that about takes care of  my trip to town. All I have to do  now is pack the flour in out of  the rain and put old Dobbin  in the barn.  ������'���'������ Rio Pete's Admirerer -  P.S. This old timer on the ferry  told me that when the Social  Credit Party got elected that  there was.a shortage of steer  . manure all over B. C. and in  less than a year and a half they  have overcome that.  Recycling  Editor:  I am sending you copies of 2  letters I recently sent to the SCRD  regarding their decision to refuse  funding to Peninsula Recycling.  I am disappointed (to put it  mildly) that some board members  are unable to see the necessity of  recycling as part of responsible  garbage management. Please  use your paper to re-awaken public concern in this matter. If  Peninsula Recycling goes out of  business now, a November referendum will be little more than a  formality.  D. L. Chapman  For all your Carpets  SERVING THE SUNSHINE COAST  MODERATE COST LOCAL OR DISTANT BURIALS  CREMATIONS -MEMORIALS- PRE-ARRANGEMENTS  D. A. Devlin  Director  886-9551  1665 Seaview  Gibsons  Attn: Messeurs Pearson, Thompson, Patterson and Mulligan.  I have used the services of  Peninsula Recycling since it was  first offered on the Sunshine  Coast. I do not want your shortsightedness to deprive me and  other coast residents ofthe opportunity to choose a responsible  method of dealing' with our gar-**  bage. Because of the availability of recycling, a composte  pile and a paper waste burner,  I put out less than Vi the garbage  for collection that non-recycling  residents offer your over-loaded  truck. I want this "saving" of  space and effort applied to supporting Peninsula Recycling.  In closing I want you to know  that I am enraged by your decision and hope to see it reversed.  D. L. Chapman  Attn: Messeurs Hoemberg, Metzler, Almond and Johnson.  All too often the "good guys"  get ignored so I want to thank  you for supporting Peninsula  Recycling. I'm sorry your wisdom was not shared by the other  members ofthe board.. I sincerely  hope you can persuade them to  reconsider - if you work on all  four maybe one of them will  smarten up. Good luck!  One last comment. Please  don't give up on Peninsula Recycling even though it looks like  a loosing proposition financially.  It's as important a service as the  more conventional ways of dealing with garbage.  D. L. Chapman  Regression  Editor:  Have you heard of the word  "regress"? In the Oxford dictionary it is defined as "a backward movement". It is also the  opposite of progress.  There is a serious case of regression going on in this community at this time. The first  example, of course, is the decline  in quality and quantity of the  ferry service. The second example involves our environment,'  and the case of Peninsula Recycling. The discontinuation of  this service is one of the most  backward moves ever made by  this regional board. This is a time  when we should be looking toward cutting down on our garbage and making use of things  which we would ordinarily discard. The only way we can do  this is by using recycling methods.  When I lived in Winnipeg, I  tried to find places where I could  take newspapers, bottles, tin  cans, etc. No one could help  me, though . one woman suggested I take up wine-making  and use the bottles, at least. I  was very discouraged that in a  city the size of Winnipeg I could  not recycle anything, even if I  wanted to. When I moved here  I was impressed that people on  the Sunshine Coast had a choice.  Now, four people are telling us  it's not worth it. It is worth it.  In the name of progress, it's  worth it.  Jan Penonzik  Gibsons, B. C.  Beaches  Editor:  When I walk most of our  beaches I am gladdened by their  comparatively clean condition,  gladdened by the knowledge that  there, must be many concerned  people cleaning up what others  have left behind.  I'm sure that what is left on  the beaches and in the park at  Gower is indicative of practices  elsewhere.  Why do so many of you people  who demand your right to drink  beer or drive a vehicle, on the  grounds that you are now adult,  go out of your way to prove.the  opposite? Surely leaving bottles  and cartons on the beaches and  breaking the bottles as a real  tough gesture, bespeaks a warped and undeveloped mind.  Sentence for such might justly  be, to walk barefoot through your  mess. Innocent and unsuspecting  kids do.  I suggest that those who are  in parties where this happens, but  who frown on the practice, let  their companions know how they  feel about it. To make their  point, they might clean up before  leaving. If litterbugs were confronted with their cumulative  litter they would soon be looking  for further beaches to despoil.  Pleasant places for gatherings  will be pleasant only so long as  they are cherished and cared for.  How about doing your bit?  J. G. Warn  Some facts about herbicides  THE DANGER OF PHENOXY  HERBICIDES  By Theodore Sterling  Dr. Theodore Sterling is a professor of computer science at  Simon Fraser University. This  article is abridged from the  Humanist In Canada magazine,  with thanks to Lloyd Brereton.  Fifteen years ago a debate began on whether the use of DDT,  Aldrin, Dieldrin, Chlorodane and  Heptachlor ought to be limited.  It was believed they were useful  chemicals to control corn and  grain insects. Some alarmists  pointed out that dangerous byproducts, such as chlorinated  hydrocabons, remained in the  soil "and that it was possible that  these residues (now moving  through the food chain) caused  cancers.  The "prophets of doom", as  they were then called, were either  ignored or laughed at. But by  1974, as many as 11-12 million  tons of Aldrin and Dieldrin were  being spread yearly on U. S.  farms alone. . By then there was  practically no food or tissue that  had not been contaminated. The  U. S. Market Basket survey  found residues of Aldrin and  Dieldrin in such staples as butter  and. meat. Drinking water, all  human tissue sampled, and  mother's milk contained these  toxic residues.  Chlorinated hydrocarbons  cause  cancer  in  mice.     Every  carcinogen that causes cancer in  man also causes cancer in test  species of mice. There seems  little doubt that we have inundated the North American continent with a powerful carcinogen.  Now we shall have to pay a  fearful price. On the average,  20 years pass between exposure  to carcinogens and the subsequent appearance of cancers.  Our 20 years are just about over.  We are already beginning to see  a steep increase in every form of  cancer.  This increase will become  steeper and steeper and steeper  until it will condemn millions  of Canadians and U. S. citizens  to a premature and painful death.  We shall see now how well we  have learned our lesson. We  have the choice of continuing  unrestricted use of phenoxy herbicides or of eliminating them  from the environment. The risk  is not small.  Unlike the chlorinated hydrocarbons, the dioxin residues of  phenoxy herbicides ��� hit the  coming generation...they are  malformers and killers of babies.  It is fitting that phenoxy herbicides originated in the development of biological warfare weapons. Early in World War II,  Professor E. J. Kraus of the department of botany at the University of Chicago brought certain  scientific crop-destroying possibilities to the attention of a National Research Council committee  specially formed to serve Henry  L. Stimson,  U.  S.  secretary of  S3*  *'V'V U*i*i:  The blue budgie pictured here was brought to the Coast News office by Mrs. McKay of  Gibsons. It was rescued from wild birds last week halfway up the Highway 101 in Gibsons.  Bill Murray of Murray's Pet and Garden Supply supplied the Coast News with bird seed  and a cage until such a time as the little visitor's owner should claim her.  Small  Exhibition  An exhibit of drawings and  paintings by Trudy Small will be  at Whitaker House May 2nd to  May 14th.  This is a large exhibit of framed  and unframed work dating back  to 1965, the results of experiments with ink, acrylic, and house  paints. Mixing and combining  techniques such as wet on wet,  spraying, dripping and reverse  procedures.  Also displayed will be four  pencil drawings by Howard Small  and four graphics by Jo Small.  Trudy will be at Whitaker House  on Saturday, May 7th and Saturday, May 14th for anyone interested in the techniques used.  Church Services  Roman Catholic Services  Rev. T. Nicholson, Pastor  Times of Sunday Mass:  8:00 p.m. Saturday and 12 Noon  Sunday at St. Mary's Church in  Gibsons  In Sechelt: 8:30 a.m. Our Lady of  Lourdes Church, Indian Reserve  10:00 a.m. Holy Family Church  885-9526  UNITED CHURCH  Rev. Annette M. Reinhardt  9:30a.m.-St. John's  Davis Bay  11:15 a.m. - Gibsons  886-2333  SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST  CHURCH  Sabbath School Sat. 3:00 p.m.  Hour of Worship Sat., 4:00 p.m.  St. John's United Church  Davis Bay  Pastor C. Dreiberg  Everyone Welcome  For information phone:  885-9750 or 883-2736  SALVATION ARMY  Camp Sunrise  Hopkins Landing  Sundays 10:30 a.m.  In the Chapel  886-9432  Everyone is Welcome  BAPTIST CHURCH  Pastor F. Napora  Office 886-2611 Res. 885-9905  CALVARY - Park Rd., Gibsons  SUNDAYS  Morning Worship - 9:30 a.m.  Sunday School -10:45 a.m.  Evening Fellowship - 7:00 p.m.  1st, 3rd and 5th Sunday  Thursday - Prayer and Bible  Study 7:00 p.m.  GLAD TIDINGS TABERNACLE  Gower Point Road  Phone 886-2660  Sunday School - 9:45 a.m.  Worship Service -11:00 a.m.  Revival - 7:00 p.m.  Bible Study - Wed. 7:30 p.m.  . Pastor Nancy Dykes  FAMILY MONTH CALENDAR  MAY 1977  WEDNESDAY MAY 4  Madeira Park Elementary School, "Peter Pan", 1:30 p.m.  and 7:30 p.m.  SATURDAY MAY 7  Community Club Bazaar, 2:00 p.m. Madeira Park.  Spring Dance, sponsored by Sunshine Coast Resource Society,  Roberts Creek Community Hall - Buffet Dinner 8:00 p.m.,  music by "Up the Creek". Tickets: Phone 885-5012 or 885-3821,  No tickets at the door.  SUNDAY MAY 8  Talent Show, 2:00 p.m. at Twilight Theatre, Gibsons.  Mother's Day Breakfast, sponsored by the  Sunshine  Coast  Lions Club, Homestead Cafe, Wilson Creek. 8:00 a.m. - 2:00.  Family Hike and Picnic to Skookumchuck Narrows.    Meet at  12 noon at Trail Bay Mall parking lot. Bring picnic.  SATURDAY MAY 14  Open House, Sechelt Fire Hall, Roberts Creek Fire Hall, and  Gibsons Fire Hall. 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  Beaveree of Sunshine Coast & Powell River Beaver Colonies,  Madeira Park.  SUNDAYMAY15  Pender Harbour Health Clinic Walkathon departs from clinic  after 10:00 a.m.  Community Sunday Picnic: sponsored by Ministerial Association, 4:00 p.m. at Roberts Creek Recreational Complex, fceside  Golf Course), bring a picnic to share.  Canoe Day: Lessons in family canoeing, water safety, etc.  Sponsored by Sunshine Coast Physical Fitness Service, preregistration 885-3611. Bring lunch and have fun together.  Porpoise Bay Campsite, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  SUNDAY MAY 22 & 23  Sechelt Timber Days: For the whole family. Parade, fair at  Hackett Park, Soap Box Derby, Flea market, kids sports, Dunk  tank, Cake walk, Variety Show, War of Hoses, and much more!  SATURDAY MAY 28  May Day at Madeira Park. Pancake breakfast at Community  Hall, Pender Harbour, Fishing Derby, Rowboat races, bicycle  races, Soap Box Derby 11:30 a.m. Parade: 12:15 p.m. following  crowning of May Queen, Adult Dance, Community Hall, contact  Pat Hoff at 883-2727.  war.  Military research was undertaken at Ford Derrick in Maryland  and only the end of the war prevented field trials of the new  herbicidal agents. After the war,  many of the same materials were  marketed for civilian purposes.  The two major chemicals that  emerged were 2,4-D and 2,4,5-T.  The 2,4-D was cheaper, but  2,4,5-T turned out to be more  effective for elimination of woody  plants. Often 2,4-D and 2,4,5-T  were used in combination. They  were also marketed in combination with other chemicals under a  variety of trade names, such as  Silvex.  The chemical 2,4,5-T contains  a group of dioxins, of which the  most virulent is called TCDD-  perhaps the most toxic substance  known to man. Millions upon  millions of tons of phenoxy herbicides have been dumped onto  Vietnam, and millions upon  millions of tons are now being  dumped on the lands of Canada  and the U. S. An impartial commission appointed by the American Association for the Advancement of Science found a definite  increase in malformations and  stillbirths in those regions of  Vietnam subjected to heavy defoliation.  In 1974, when 2,4,5-T related  dioxins were discovered in shrimp  caught off the South Vietnam  coast, some three years after  all defoliation had ceased, public  hearings were again ordered by  the U. S. courts. (Earlier bans,  after tests by the National Cancer  Institute in 1969 showed 2,4,5-T  to be a cause of birth defects, had  been reversed under pressure  from the Dow Chemical company  and others in the industry.)  But these new hearings were  again postponed ..because of industry pressure to "collect more  data" about the spread of dioxins  among the animal and human  populations of North America.  As no additional data is needed  to determine that. 2,4,5-T is a  serious hazard, the story of Aldrin  and Dieldrin is just being repeated with phenoxy herbicides-  expept the game is played now  for higher stakes.  Applying the lessons learned  from the fate of the other pesticides, we can predict that the  widespread use of the phenoxy  herbicides will lead to an accumulation of TCDD in the soil. This  will be picked -up by plants and  animals and spread through the  environment to become a common contaminant. An epidemic  of malformed and stillborn human  and animal offspring is a likely  consequence.  Already 50 percent of malformations reported by delivering  physicians in British Columbia  are of the kind that have also  been observed on the offspring  of mice, hamsters, rats and  rabbits exposed to 2,4,5-T:  sina bifad, hydrocephalus, cleft  palate and lip, and a variety of  musculoskeletal disorders.  . How many of these malformations were caused by the unrestrained spraying of phenoxy  herbicides by B. C. Hydro,  forest managers, even by farmers  who spray some fruit with Silvex  prior to marketing? -Has it really  come to this, that we must use  human offspring as a measure of  how poisonous our environment ���  has become?  Leaving Sechelt  by Bus  Every Saturday  RENO  $125.00  885-3277  HOMELITE  will give  you  oo  OFF  to celebrate spring!  Buy a, Homelite XL-1 or Super XL-Mini Automatic chain  saw during Homelite's April-May-June celebration. Home-  lite will give you $25. off! You'lf save...and go right on  saving. Homelite's powerful, lightweight chain saws make  do-it-yourself jobs safe and easy. Cut fence posts, firewood.  Build a camp, a cottage. Clear brush, prune trees. You can,  with Homelite. Stop in at your participating Homelite dealer  NOW. Offer ends June 30,1977.  Easy two-finger starts with Simplex system. Comes equipped  with Homelite Safe-T-Tip to prevent kick-back. Lightweight,  safe....and powerful!  16" bar Suggested Retail Price $199.95  LESS $25.00 ONLY $174.95  ** * <����t^^^  ^^^^^ss?.  Super XL-Mini  Automatic  Big saw power with Quiet-Tone muffler. Automatic and  manual chain oiling. Comes equipped with Homelite  Safe-T-Tip that prevents kick-back. Easy-handling,  safe . . . and dependable!  16" bar Suggested Retail Price $234.95  LESS $25.00 ONLY $209.95  (at participating dealers)  HOMELITE-TERRY  TEXTRON  Homelite-Terry Division of Textron Canada Limited  SEETHE COMPLETE LINE-UP OF  HOMELITE SAWS AT:  SECHELT CHAIN SAW CENTRE LTD.  Cowrie Street 885-9626 WWHN^pi  ooasi News. May 3, libit.  ^^.^^^^^^^^^j^JM^********************;  | DINNER DANCE *  * *  * SATURDAY, MAY 7,1977 %  | ROBERTS CREEK HALL i  * $4.00 per person {  * ��  5 Funds for Community Resource Society {  t *  { 7:30 Happy Hour 8:00 Buffet Dinner |  % Music by "UP THE CREEK" |  2 ��� *  { MAKE UP A GROUP AND COME FOR *  *  AN ENJOYABLE EVENING  Tickets on sale At:  Seaview Market, Roberts Creek  Society's Office, Sechelt  Dogwood Cafe, Gibsons  NO TICKETS AT THE DOOR  ��  *  ��  $*************************************  Teenager  activities  In keeping with this spring  spirit, games "Just for Fun" are  starting this week in Wilson  Creek. Planned with teenagers  in mind, but welcoming anyone  who wishes to join in, the games  will see action in the Wilson  Creek Baseball field. There will  be no regular teams, just whoever  shows up and wants to play. Like  to try your hand at volleyball?  Come on Tuesdays from 4:00  till 6:00 p.m. and Thursdays from  7:00 till 9:00 p.m. And for anyone  who likes to swing, baseball time  is Wednesdays from 4:30 until  6:30 p.m.  On Wednesday evenings the  Wilson Creek Scout Hall will  double as a Drop-in Centre for  teenagers, with ping pong balls  buzzing and hopefully enough  instruments showing up for a jam  session. If you've nothing else  to do, come on out and meet  your friends and maybe meet  some new ones!  There are lots of things going  on, some come on and join in -  "Just For Fun"! Anyone wanting more information, please call  Fran Berger at 885-9539.  Buying Your First Home?  COME IN AND TALK TO US.....  *  We have Mortgage Funds for Homes located anywhere on the  Sunshine Coast.  -k   Our Mortgages do not contain any Penalty or Bonus Clauses for  Prepayment.  it   We can also arrange Financing to construct your Own Home at  Reasonable Rates.  4  it   Interest is calculated on the Declining Balance.  Sunshine Coast Credit Union  Cowrie Street, Sechelt, B.C. 885-3255  Students in the Alternate Education program  learn the rudiments of sound building construction in this project which has been occupying  them recently. The workshop - sauna - playhouse or what ever will be raffled off to raise  funds for the class.  KITCHEN  REMODELLING  CENTRE  IF YOUR KITCHEN NEEDS  t&  New cabinets  ���fr New countertops  ���fr  New flooring  or just a bit of "help"  Call us at 886-9411  day or evening  SUNSHINE KITCHENS INDUSTRIES LTD.  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Wall to wall  Ready for your love  LARRY STEED - 885-5088 - Anytime  OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY AFTERNOON, MAY 7th  CARPETS:  LANDSCAPING:  ��  u  O  *  Spindrift  ��**��**  ,      '  Cowrie  Theatre visits schools of district  by Manuane Laplante  Last week the Sunshine Coast  School District was host to a Vancouver city related and grant-  financed travelling theatre group  called "Jabberwocky's". I was  very fortunate to attend one of  their high quality presentations  at the Roberts Creek Elementary  School.  On the chairs, where the  parents and the teachers sat  while all the children were being  led gently in to be seated around  three of the four sides of the  designated stage area, were  friendly "school evaluation"  forms to be filled. Summary of  teacher's evaluation, well, being  a parent is close enough. I was  amazed at the atmosphere subtly  but firmly created by the Jabberwocky's with the children. They  brought them skillfully through a  wide spectrum of motions and  emotions, from fear to humor,  from affection to physical violence. The children came peacefully and left peacefully. There  was the strange absence of silly  giggles, elbow fights and suspicious rude noises from the  audience. What more does a  teacher want?  -i If more they wanted, more they  got. Workshops were available  in the classroom prior to the  performance and the rich beauty  of Eskimo and Cree legends also  provided the teachers with great  post-presentation classroom material.  Summary of sudents evaluation: I figure since I sat on the  floor with the children I can  answer that too. Making snow  was great, the Drum told me what  to do. I thought Raven was a  bit silly wanting a stinky girl fox  for a wife but they had a good  time anyway even though the  son of the witch was very rude  about that - but what can you do  with a mother with green hair?  It's a good thing the bear was  killed and the serpent too, the  way his tail swept over our heads  while he and Raven fought. I  wanted to take the Kee-Weet  bird home with me but changed  Members of the Jabberwocky Theatre Group are  pictured in action entertaining local school  children last week. The company toured the  elementary schools of the Sunshine Coast to the  delight of both teachers and students.  United Church Art Show  The Gibsons United Church  Hall was awash with light and  colour last Saturday, April 30th.  The event was an art show, sponsored by the church, and it attracted artists from all over the Sunshine Coast. 108 paintings and  drawings  were   presented,   and  my mind when he opened his  beak. Got a flying lesson and  hoped sparrow would stop being  so shy.  All and all something very fine  came by this way for our children  through our school system. Our  thanks for their good taste.  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There were  a great many pictures of boats  and farms, and the placid bays  that dot our coastline. Many of  the visitors to the show must have  been pleasantly surprised to note  the considerable talent of our  local artists.  WAKE-UP! SHAPE UP!  WALK!  Sale: May 2nd-7th  Monday - Saturday  20 % OFF  ALL CRAFT & COOK BOOKS  AND  THE BESTSELLER  "ROOTS"  by Alex Haley  ALEX  HALEY  ndp bookstore  886-7818  Next to Sears in Gibsons Harbour area  ********^***********************.**********************��  ��  ��  BAWDY  ...THAT'S ME  BUT  FOR THOSE  SCRAPES  AND  FENDER  BENDERS  YOU WANT  MT0  606Y  BB6-7133  J     -��^^���b^^^��� Sunshine Coast Highway,   Gibsons, B. C.  ***********^****************************J|Mt*JW*��*******��  *  ��  ��  ��  *  *  *  ��  I  ��  ��  �� c  ��� CBC Radio  Coast News, May 3,1977.  5.  "iU  ar.  ���;J  o;i.  i'V.-  BLUES FOR BRITAIN RIVER  This Is thel second part of a  two-part series.  ��� - .-������ .?y  Weekends/bring the inevitable  boredom thit is an integral part  of working/in the woods. Its  simply sonething you bargain for  like the/danger and the rain.  'Britain Rjyer isn't as bad as some  ;places ii this respect. It's a  home-guard show with a fair-  sized //married-quarters and  ��>boasts/,a community hall where  movies'are shown a couple of  times i a week and dances held  onceya month. These affairs  are par for the logging-camp  course with fifteen men to every  woman -. poor odds for anything  but a punch in the head. Apart  from this, you can pitch horseshoes, go for walks or simply  hang around the bunkhouse,  reading, gambling, listening to  staticky radios or shooting the  'bull. The latter activity is particularly popular.  7 I share a room with my young-  old partner, Vic Canning and we  have long-winded talk about other  planets, girls no better than they  should be and jail. Vic once did  a couple of years for a botched  youthful robbery and tells me  humourous tales of making homebrew in the prison-kitchen under  the very noses of the guards.  Our bunkhouse is brightened by  the presence of an extremely  funny character called Wesley  Brent. Brent is a natural-born  comedian with a seemingly bottomless repetoire of dirty-jokes  and limericks. One tiresome Sunday afternoon, he embarks on a  joke-telling marathon of staggering proportions. It goes on for  hours and we're so starved for  entertainment, we eat it all up.  The stories get progressively  coarser and funnier. By the time  its over, we're literally sick with  laughter and one kid is actually  rolling on the floor. Another  member of our bunkhouse group,  :i?ag#Bv:-f r dm': &+%%$&** Log  Peter Grower ;.  a sawed-off Spud-Islander by the  name if Fife, provides another  minor monotony-break one day  when he is met after work by a  couple of Mounties arid escorted  to a waiting plane. We wonder  what sort of heinous crime he can  have committed to bring the bulls  after him to this obscure neck of  the sticks. Turns out he's only  guilty of working as a bellhop  while drawing unemployment  insurance the previous winter.  Anything's news in this goddamn  camp!  Word comes in of a fatal accident at Vancouver Bay, a camp  about the same size as ours, further up the Inlet and owned by  the same company. My brother  Chris is working there arid, since  they don't release the name of  the victim, I get a little worried.  Chris hitches a ride to Britain  River, the following weekend and  its good to see he's still mobile.  But the kid who got killed was  his partner and the story he tells  us about it, doesn't exactly set  my mind at ease. The guy had'  been working the back-rigging  crew when a skyline-stump pulled  and the big cable had virtually  cut him in half. Not exactly reassuring news for we all labour  under the same odds. Its spooky  to realize how easily a man can  get snuffed in this business. The  reaper's only one grim jump  away at the best of times. Chris  returns to his own outfit that Sunday but he leaves me inadvertently, full of doubts and portents.  Out on the rigging, Silver's  becoming stranger. He's taken to  talking to himself between turns  and we're all beginning to get a  bit nervous. Even bayou-trained  Charlie Le Croix begins to eye  him askance. Christ knows,, a  weak link in the chain can break  not only itself but maybe our  necks too. One day at lunchtime,  he begins' talking peculiarly to  no one in particular. "We  shouldn't be doing this," he says.  "The mountain don't like it.  Them goddamn logs are .out to  get us!" Its sure as hell not the  sort of talk you need to hear on  a dangerous sidehill.- By all  rights, Le Croix should balloon  him but he doesn't. My respect  for the hooktender slips away.  For all Silver is the boss' nephew,  he's obviously not a well man.  Scuttlebutt has it that he watched  camp alone, the winter before and  hasn't seen town in over a year.  But the guy is more than just  bushed. Along with the other  chokermen, I'm starting to get  edgy as hell. What if he should  run amok with an axe or something!  Luckily for us, it doesn't quite  happen that way. One Saturday,  I'm sitting on my bunk when Vic  comes running in. "Hey, that  rigging-slinger of yours has gone  right around the bend!"  I rush back outside with him.  A bunch of the guys are standing  around staring down at the chunk  where someone in a rowboat is  rowing about in mad, erratic  circles, letting out a wild, lost  howl every so often. "Jesus,  old Silver's gone apeshitj" hollers somebody. "Say he's got a  loaded rifle with him too!"  Pretty soon, a plane arrowing  in over the closest ridge, bumps  down and taxis to the float.  Silver's uncle, the push, has  evidently called in the cops. Not  one of us envies them their job.  If Silver's really got a gun, there  may be a shoot-out. You have to  give those cops full credit for  guts. They borrow another boat  and row out to negotiate.   They  holler back and forth for awhile  but suddenly Silver gives up without a struggle. He follows the  Mounties ashore and shortly is  gone with them aboard the seaplane. "That^s what you get for  working in these goddmamn  camps too long!", says Vic.  Come Monday, its business as  usual on the mountain. We've  got a brand new rigging-slinger  called Mitch who's just getting  over a dose of clap but seems  sane enough. We've just moved  the skyline arid the hill's gotten  steeper. A kid called Johnny  Burke and myself are setting  the back-choker on a big cedar  butt-log about eight feet through.  Its lying crossways to the hill in  a salal-patch but it seems solid-  enough. I'm on the lower side  with maybe six-feet of wood between myself and the clear when  Johnny leans on it too hard and it  begins to roll. Somehow, by  sheer reflex, I jump several feet  backwards down the hill. The  huge cedar's still coming down on  me. I manage to leap back a  second time. But now my feet  become tangled in the salal. I  stand there hopelessly-trapped;  waiting to be crushed flat. Abruptly and miraculously, the giant  log stops short. I bless the small  alder stump that has saved my  skin. A fraction more momentum  and I would have been like a piece  of pastry under a rolling-pin.  I scramble out of danger and  crouch there panting and doubtlessly pale as a ghost. "Better  sit out the next turn, kid", says  Mitch, charitably.  That night, I don't sleep too  well. I lie there thinking of the  kid who got cut in half at Vancouver Bay and what poor, crazy  Silver had said about the logs  having it in for us. I build the  whole business up in my mind  until I can't bear living with it.  There must be safer ways to make  a buck than this. The next morning, I bid Vic goodbye, highball  down to the time-shack and pull  the pin.  v.\  i*:  '��������� .  ?  \ .  )  i  >  J  V  5V  y-  a-  Ji.  >:������  %���  >  ��  ��...  .  I suspect,  that for the most  part, people read the comics more  than any other part of the paper.  Although  The  Province  carries  their own page,  siy major  infusion of this sort of enjoyment  comes from the Vancouver Sun.  Recognizing,  as /they   do,   that  people will  ignire  the  rest of  their paper for/the comics, the  people  at the/Sun  are  cagey.  They    deliberately    move    the  comics page ill over the paper.  One day it's|in the sports section, tucked-into that tacky portion   where/ the   goals   scored  blends   inti>   the   late   merger-  business  /amalgamation    news.  The nexty'day it's in the front  section, and the day after that  it's at the very end of the paper,  looking ^woebegon at the end of  the want ads.    Of course, you  can always look at the index, and  avoid {ill that violent, unfortunate  news7 that seems to inhabit our  daily /papers.    But somehow /1  never do that, and they always  manage to get me to leaf through  on my way to the comics.   After  all, I gave up reading The; New  York   Times,   well-written   behemoth that it is, because they  didn't have any comics. , /  ' Things have been changing on  the comics page lately/ Various  strips have come and/gone, but  a few old standards still .remain.  Peanuts is still at tiie top, and  enjoying something/of a minor  renaissance these days.    For a  Books with  John  Faustmann  while there, it seemed to me that  Shulz had succumbed to the California dementia. Nothing much  was happening in Peanuts.  Charlie Brown and his inadequacies failed to inspire a smirk,  much less a laugh, and even  Snoopy was becoming a little  lacklustre. But then Charlie  Brown finally got his revenge on  the kite-eating tree, that venerable nemisis. He bit it, taking a  huge chunk out of the trunk.  Then he had to flee, off to escape  the wrath of the environmental  protection agency. He left his  little sister in charge of Snoopy,  and there was a good strip where  the beagle, lying insouciantly  atop his doghouse, is looking  down at the little girl. She's got  his bowl in her hand, and she  says: "While Charlie Brown's  away, I'm supposed to feed the  dog." Pause. "Sounds ominous,  doesn't it?"  But if Peanuts is back on the  track, the other strip on the  comics page with any seniority,  Nancy, has never been there.  For years Ernie Bushmiller has  been drawing (if you. could call  it that) this stupid thing and selling it all over North America.  Nancy lacks everything - wit,  humour, talent and ingenuity.  The characters are ridiculous,  v Aunt Fritzt looks like she never  got out of the nineteen thirties.  Rollo the rich kid is banal, and  Sluggo, the poor kid, is pathetic  Nancy herself should have been  done away with long ago, preferably   by   excruciatingly   violent  means.     Drowning her in the  bathtub would be too good for  her.  ><   Aside from'these two, the rest  of all the strips are. recent additions.    Several of these are not  comical   at   all,   including   Rex  Morgan,   M.D.,   Kerry   Drake,  and Modesty Blaise. I never read  Rex Morgan. Who could possibly  be interested in the dull machinations of a wooden doctor who's  trying to take over Mary Worth's  territory?       Similarly,   I   never  read Modesty Blaise.   I saw one  strip where she was drugged by  hoodlums,  and  taken  away  to  their secret lair, and just recently  she's been tricked into killing an  old friend.    I'm sure there's a  laugh there somewhere,  but it  may take awhile to find it.   I do  read Kerry Drake, though, which  is   possibly   the    successor   to  Chester   Gould's   more   vicious  imaginings in Dick Tracy.   Right  now, Kerry Drake, crewcut detective, is chasing True Blue, a  rock star, who's  stage act involves a dog collar, underworld  connections and blackmail.   Blue  has just shot his lover atop some  large high-rise,  and is fleeing  from   the   ever-tightening   net.  I like to feel that Kerry Drake is  keeping me in touch with life as  it really is.     I know now, for  instance, that you just can't trust  those rock stars.   First they take  your money and then they shoot  you.. ': , ...���������  The Virtue of Vera Valiant,  which looks like a serious strip,  isn't. Instead, it's an attempt to  cash in on the already dying Mary ,  Hartman syndrome, and I've already given up on her. It no  longer interests me that Vera's  pudgy  brother owns   an   adult  book store, or that her accountant  boyfriend may soon run amuck .^  She did. get off one good line :a;  few weeks back: "Oh why "do I  feel like a desolate detour on,the  . four-lane highway of life? ''v but-  one "good/occasional line simply  isn'tenough.   :; 7       \)_'.'.'Q?yX\>-  Herman, the single panel  cartoon at the bottom of the page,  featuring grotesque silent majority types, and relies heavily on  the failing marriage for its inspiration. The overweight hero  is always making some snide remark to his overweight wife, and  occasionally he's actually funny.  A recent one, showing, two dullards in t-shirts, was accompanied  by the caption: "If I can't get a  summer job this year I think I'll  get married."    7  The other single panel strip,:  Family. Circus, is occasionally  cute, but then, what isn't?  Fired Basset, the adventures of  an egotistical long-eared dog, has  an English flavour to it. Fred is  always hopping up on the furniture, getting into scrapes, and  generally directing the lives of  his owners. I read the thing, but  generally without any sense of  anticipation.  Tank McNamam, the adventures of a retired football player  turned sportscaster, puts the  boots to overorganized professional sport. It has a maniac,  American quality that it shares,  to some extent, with Doonsbnry.  Doonsbnry, however, is 'much  more involved with American  politics,,   and   I   must   confess,  by Maryanne West  Special Occasion, Sunday 5:05  p.m. is for jazz fans this week,  presenting illustrated profiles  of two "greats", Canadian alto-  saxophonist - flutist Moe Koff-  man and American pianist Earl  'Fatha' Hines. Doug Lennox,  who prepared the Koffman portrait says, "I set out to discover  who Koffman really is, what goes  on in his head.    Ever since he  ' recorded     Swingin'     Shepherd  Blues in 1948, at age 19, he's  . been one of the giants in the  North American music industry.  He's also one of a whole group  of Canadian artists who've gone  through creative changes about  which the general public is unaware. Moe Koffman has survived almost three decades of  being on top in the great Canadian tradition of compromise.  He's fed his soul and his wallet  by building his career around  both serious and commercial  music. I talked to people who  have known and observed him for  years." The program includes  lots of music to illustrate how he  and his work changed from those  early days at the House of Ham-  bourg in Toronto, to his time with  big bands in the U. S., to his .  current interest in jazzing the  classics.  Earl Hines, one of the great  jazz innovators talks about his  career to Charles Fox of the BBC  because playing the trumpet hurt  his ears Earl Hines changed to  playing the piano, and so began  his trumpet-style piano career. .  Wednesday May 4  Mostly Music:  10:20 p.m. Tudor  Singers' of  Montreal.      Lasso,  Hassler, Monteverdi, Bruckner,  Britten.  Nightcap:     11:20 p.m. Theatre  and actors.    Reading from The  Strode Adventurer by Hammond  Innes.  Eclectic   Circus:       12:10   p.m.  Week nights, Bach to Brubeck,  host Allan McFee.  Thursday, May 5  . Playhouse: 8:04 p.m. Advocates  of   Danger   by   George   Ryga.  Part V Andy and the Farewell  Lady. ���  Jazz Radio-Canada:    8:30 p.m.  : Nimmons: 'n'   Nine   Plus   Six,  Blizzard.  Mostly Music:   10:20 p.m. CBC  -festival     Chamber     Orchestra,  Jewish   Music   Festival' concert;  ��� recorded at Beth Tzedec Synagogue, Toronto.  Nightcap: 11:20 p.m. Books and  authors/7  Friday May 6  Canadian     School    Broadcasts:  2:04 p.m. What if...and Why not?  What if William MacKenzie's  revolt has succeeded?  Country Road: 8:30 p.m. Bob  Murphy and Big Buffalo.  Mostly Music: 10:20 p.m. Radio  Philharmonic Orchestra, recorded by the Netherlands Broadcasting Corp. Symphony in C,  Paul Dukas.  Nightcap:       11:20   Music   and  Musicians.  Saturday May 7  Update:   8:30 a.m. Round-up of  B. C. Happenings.  Quirks and Quarks:   12:10 p.m.  Science   Magazine,   host   David  Suzuki.  Opera by Request: 2:04 p.m.  Your favourite operatic selections  on record.  CBC Stage: 7:05 p.m. Faith,  Hope and Love, by German  author Odon von Horvath in  1932, adapted by Norbert Reu-  bsaat.  Between Ourselves: 9:05 p.m.  Folk Tales in Music from Quebec,  folk singers Kate and Anna  McGarrigle.  Anthology: 10:05 p.m. "Coming  over a country of no lights" a  poem for voices by Joan Finni-  gan. Poetry by Morgan Nyberg,  a Vancouver poet.  Music from the Shows: 11:05  p.m. Film music by Dmitri Tiom-  pkin.  Sunday May 8  Whatever happened to 1867?  4:05 p.m. If not pre-empted for  World Championship Hockey.  Historical aspects for Confederation and views ofthe four national  political parties on unity.  Special Occasion: 5:05 p .m'. Part  I. Moe Koffman, Part II Earl  'Fatha'Hines.  Music de Chez Nous: 7:05 p.m.  Kenneth Gilbert, harpsichord in  recital. Handel, Purcell; Scarlatti.  My Music: 8:30 p.m. BBC Quiz.  Concern:     9:05 p.m.  Baptism,  practises vary widely and debate  continues.  Monday May 9  Gold Rush:     8:30  p.m.   Interview  and   studio  session   with  Michel     Paglairo,     Sutherland  Brothers and Quiver in concert.  Mostly Music:   10:20 p.m. CBC  Vancouver Chamber Orchestra,  music of Boccherini.  Nightcap:. 11:20p.m.Films.  t  Tuesday May 10  Mostly Musk: 10:20 p.m.  Tapestry singers, madrigals,  motets, spirituals and folk songs.  that recently, the jokes have been  going over my head. Still, the  characters are good. I've grown  fond of Zonker, the archetypal  hippie, and the Hunter S. Thompson lookalike who's now the ambassador to Communist China.  The ambassador takes indiscriminate shots with his revolver,  and bets on the outcome of  political coups and earthquakes.  Casey, the. most recent edition  to the page,.has been a welcome  one. Readers of the National  . Lampoon will recognize the drawings, though Rodrigues has  cleaned up the strip considerably  for the family paper. The hero  here is a cop, and he deals with  all the nuts that live on his beat.  One lady contacts people at  seances, the cabbie is always,  waxing philosophical, and one  old guy in an overcoat is always  having conversations with ; an  imaginary friend. They talk  about fixing engines a lot.  Every now and then Broom  Hilda gets off a good shot, but  how far can you go with a chubby  witch  who   smokes  cigars   and  makes comments about how ugly  she is? ',  I've saved Tumbleweeds for  last because it ' seldom fails.  Soppy, the town drunk, lives in  a'tiny shack, but it has extensive  wine cellars. Judge Frump is  always passing rulings on the  most inane things. The cowboy  rides around on a weak-kneed  horse, pursued- by Hildagaard  Hamhocker, the unmarriageable  local lady, and the editor of the  town paper can never find any  news. The undertaker subscribes  to the trade paper, and stands  around in a sepulchral fashion,'  waiting for someone to die.  So the comics continue, probably the most-read section of the  daily paper. I hate to miss an  installment in my favourite strips.  After all, how interesting is it  that the prime minister's wife  may be leaving him? What  matters is, will Snoopy ever  finish the novel he's writing?  Now, if we could only get Kerry  Drake to dump Nancy down an  abandoned elevator shaft...  /  SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 46 (SECHELT)  KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION  Parents of pupils entering Kindergarten or Grade  One in September, 1977, and who are not registered  at, or attending, one of our schools at present are  asked to register on Wednesday, Thursday or  Friday, May 4, 5, or 6, at their nearest elementary  school.  Please bring a Birth Certificate or Passport as proof  of age.  It is most important that we achieve an accurate  registration in order to staff adequately.  00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.  Large variety  of bedding plants  now available.  49*-95*  ecfielt harden  your complete home garden centre  Cowrie Street  885-9711  All-action films coming  Action films will be featured  at the Twilight Theatre during  the coming week. Wednesday,  May 4th sees the last showing of  . the kung-fu film Exit the Dragon,  Enter the Tiger; from Thursday  to Saturday, May 5th through 7th,  the featured film will be The  Creature from Black Lake;  Richard Harris will be seen in the  sequel to a previously successful  action film, this one called The  Return of a Man Called Horse  which will be .shown Sunday  through Tuesday, May 8th - 10th;  and Wednesday May 11th will  see the first showing of the remake of the celebrated King  Kong..  Harris, who plays an Englishman who takes on the ways and  life of an Indian tribe and takes  on the leadership in their fight  for freedom in The Return of  a Man Called Horse, said "I'd  never do an action movie which  didn't operate on some other  level as well. What makes this  movie interesting for us is its  universality. There are so many  levels to this film," said the actor,  ' 'but we keep it moving on the  western epic plane to hold the  audience."  The film also stars Gale Son-  dergaard and Geoffrey Lewis and  is based,upon a character from  "A Man Called Horse" by Dorothy M. Johnson.  HI  CREAT  FROM  BLACK 1  Thurs., Fri., Sat.       May 5, 6, 7.  8:00 p.m.  Mature  <n  ��� ETT ID VI  OF A MAN CALLED HORSE  Sun., Mon., Tues.       May 8, 9,10.  :    i ; 8:00 p.m.  Mature  Warning:   Some violent scenes.  WT  LAST DAY  EXIT THE DRAGON ENTER THE TIGER  Wednesday, May 4th.  Starts Wednesday, May 11th  KING KONG  TWILIGHT THEATRE  Gibsons 886-2827  rzjissiFim Ans  PENINSULA RECYCLING  CAN CUT YOUR GARBAGE IN HALF!  BE GOOD TO YOURSELF AND THE  ENVIRONMENT!  PAPER of all kinds, including news, writing  and printing paper, brown paper, print-out  cards.  TINy GLASS, METAL, CARDBOARD  and any USABLE 2nd Hand items.  For further information call 885-3811.  Peninsula Recycling l^n^anV"^W��M  Coast News. May 3.1977.  Dogwood Takeout  Sunday afternoon, coming  home from the "Big Smoke"  for the third time this weekend  >and I still haven't seen anyone  I recognize.  Just summer people, hundreds  of 'em, laughing and carefree  in the afternoon sun, all their  troubles left behind for a quiet  weekend on the fabulous Sunshine Coast.  What I'm wondering is, what  will they do when they get there?  There isn't any circus with it's  attendant midway and pagentry;  no      touristy      type      souvenir  stores, no classy gimmicky restaurants, no flashy motels with  swimming pools and night clubs.  Why do they come to the peninsula?  The only way to answer such  a question is to ask, so I did.  "Going fishing. I'm gonna catch  me some fish, drink a little beer  and go home feeling better after  a nice, quiet weekend." "Well,  I just want to relax and get away  from the hustle and bustle for  a while." "I'm coming up weekends to work on my house. I've  been doing it for two years and  when it's finished I'm going to  get out of the rat race and move  up here for a little peace and  quiet."  "Move up here for a little  peace and quiet", I've heard that  repeatedly for years now and it  strikes me that we're a little like  Oregon. It used to be a nice quiet  place to go. It still is if you go in  December, but the fest of the  year it looks more like the beach  at Waikiki.  People have that uncanny  ability to mass produce rat races  wherever they go. It sort of  makes me wonder what the bears  think of it all. Maybe next week  I'll go to Lund for a little peace  and quiet.    By Terry Karkabe  Foxy Roxy's Rollers strut their stuff in a tryout for the Talent Show to be held on Mother's  Day, May 8th. Songs, dances, and novelty acts are still being sought as entries are still  being accepted. Local poet Pete Trower has agreed to read some of his work at the finale  ofthe show. Phone 886-7730 to enter.  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HIGHWAY 101,GIBSONS IN THE HEART OF SECHELT  886-7112 885-3424  Visit us today for details and entry form, contest closes June 17th.  7^  Harmony Hall happenings  by Jim Holt  Well here we go again after  another hectic week of happenings. It has certanly kept us on  the run this past week, different  events coming up and the hall  having to be set up for the different occasions, but it has all  been-worthwhile and I wish to  express my thanks to all who  helped out. I am kind of glad  that the summer recess is coming  as we ail need a rest as we have  been on the go since we opened  the hall last September. I never  thought Harmony Hall would be  such a popular place but thanks  to all you wonderful people in  Gibsons and surrounding areas  for your loyal support, it was  certainly gratifiying to all members of our branch to see such  wonderful turnouts and we certainly appreciate it. As you all  know last Thursday was the last  bingo for this session and we will  be starting up again on Thursday,  September 1st, so I hope to see  all you good folks again on that  date.  For the carpet bowlers if you  want to bowl during the summer  months the hall will be available  on Wednesdays. We have quite  a number of rentals confirmed  for the summer months, weddings, banquets, etc. so it looks  as though we are not going to  get as much rest as we thought.  Don't forget we have a bus load  of visitors (40) coming down from  Penticton on Wednesday, May  4th so lets have a good turnout  and welcome our friends from  the Okanagan. They will be arriving here about 5:00 p.m. and  The Gibsons  All Nighter  Wood Heater  CUSTOM BUILT  From $310.00  The best  in economical woodheat  May also be used for cooking.  ALL HEAVY STEEL  CONSTRUCTION  BRICK LINED  One Hundred Year  Guarantee  886-2808  will be staying at the motels on  the hill and then we are going to  have them all down to the hall  that same evening for. a night of  fun. I have made arrangements  with Emory Scott and his band  to come down from Sechelt  to play for us so we will have  a good night of dancing, so get  all limbered up and well rested,  and let us show our friends a good  time. I am asking the ladies  to bring along snacks for the evening and the men to bring along  pickles, potato chips and cheese  so let's all work together and  make this night a real success.  Had word the other day that  Dick Oliver will be home about  Tuesday or Wednesday of next  week, also that Ralph Lynds is  coming along real good in St.  Mary's Hospital and would welcome any visitors. Fred Mason  has had his ear all fixed up again,  and is bouncing around. Sorry  to have to report that I got word  that Art Silverton passed away  in Ottawa a few days ago. We  extend our deepest sympathy  to Rita and family on this sad  occasion. As you all know Rita  as our former 1st Vice-President ,  and a diligent and faithful worker.  Art was a former member of our  first project committee but on  account of moving down to Ottawa had to resign from his position.  We have the new slab in for  our lawn equipment and storage.  Thanks to the Gibsons Building  Supplies who donated the materials and to Andy Peletier who  donated his services.   Thanks to  these wonderful people who seem  to  never  get  tired  of  helping  others out.   I would also like to  thank the Gibsons Kiwanis Club  for their donation of the bingo  equipment    which    helped    out ,  tremendously to make our bingo  nights such a success.    Thanks  also to Fred Holland for the fill  we are going to put in the lawn,  just keep piling it in, Fred, as  we can certainly use it. In regard  to our storage shed, any of the  men who are handy with a hammer or saw, we can use you to  help.   It won't take long to do it  as I said, the slab is all in and set  and all we have to do is get the  labor to put up the shed.    We  have purchased a ride-mower to  do the cutting and it also has an  attachment on it for getting' rid "'������  of snow.     John Holloway is in  charge of the grounds so come on  He  out and give John a\hand  will appreciate it.       ').  This is going to be a short  item this time as it is^ Saturday  morning and if I dot't hurry  up with it our good frtetids down  at-the Coast News are liable to  shoot me if I don't get it i^ ahead  of the deadline. With 411 this  wonderful weather around^ I am  like the rest of you, busy in the  garden, so I hope to get better  results this year as I have tried to  plant the seeds right side iij> to  see if that will make a difference.  I don't know how many of you  have noticed it but we have <jur  flag up in the hall now, "The  Canadian Maple Leaf" and tiie  Union Jack so who says we are  not patriotic! \  I would like to thank whoever  it was that donated the flowers  for the table decorations, they  were just lovely so thanks again  for your wonderful gesture. Well,  I guess 1 will have to draw to a  close for this week. I am sorry  that I will not be able to put a  poem in this time, but maybe  next week as I hope to have a  little more time, that is if Kay  doesnrt find me too many jobs  to do, so now I will go as I have  gardening to do.  Here's hoping to see you all  at the general meeting on Monday, May 2nd and also at the  Carpet bowling on Wednesday,  May 4th. Until then keep smiling  and don't work too hard. Don't  forget Wednesday May 4th to  be out in force to welcome our  friends from Penticton. Who  knows you may meet someone  you haven't seen for a long time.  Until then as I keep saying,  keep smiling, it doesn't cost a  cent to give a SMILE I  Tuberculosis  Society  �������  6th ANNUAL  RENO  TRIP  OCTOBER 22,1977  sponsored by the  ELPHINSTONE RECREATION GROUP  BOOK NOW  Now taking Reservations  Leavi ng Sechelt October 22  Arriving home October 29  Phone Ron - 886-2248 Eve. 885-3339  Mrs. Patricia Murphy of the  Sunshine Coast Christmas Seal  Committee will attend the annual  meeting of the B. C. Tuberculosis  Christmas Seal Society May 18th  and 19th in Vancouver.  Delegates from throughout the  province will attend the two-day  meeting to participate in the planning of the society's activities for  the upcoming year, and to bear,  presentations by " respiratory  specialists and health educators  working in the field of respiratory  health care A ^Delegates will also  have an opportunity to become  acquainted with the new campaign system\ which has been  adpoted by thV B. C. Tuberculosis Christmas Seal Campaign,  planned to begin November 4, ;  1977. \  Funds derived from the annual  i Christmas Seal Campaign are  used to combat all. forms of respiratory disease ,\ principally  asthma, chronic \ bronchitis,,  tuberculosis and emphysema.  This is accomplished through  medical research projects, programs of public and professional  education, assistance is the construction costs of health care  facilities and social and financial  support to sufferers of respiratory  disease. The B. C. Tuberculosis-  Christmas Seal Society, also  organizes the mobile chest, x-ray  unit which travels throughout  the province providing free chest  x-rays in rural communites.  ^  HANGING  BASKETS  for  Mothers Day  *5.50-*9.50  BEDDING PLANTS:  Cabbage, Cauliflower, Broccoli, Brussel Sprouts, Lettuce  70* per basket  Marigolds, Petunias, Alyssum, Trailing Lobelia, etc.       "  75* per basket  Geran i ums and I vy Gerani urns  70* each  Fuschia and Marguerites  50* each  ALSO: Nepeta, Creeping Jenny, Ice Plants, etc. for Hanging\  Baskets 35* per plant  Cukes, Pumpkin, Squash, Vegetable Marrow and Tomato Plants  will be ready next week at 15* each or $1.75 per dozen.  CREEKSIDE   GREENHOUSES  886-2421  REED ROAD, GIBSONS, B. C.  886-2421      \ Coast News, May 3,1977.  Gov't Inspected - Smoked  pork picnics  Govt. I nspected Gr. A Beef  chuck steak  Gov't Inspected Gr. A Beef  chuck cross rib  Gov't Inspected - Regular  ground beef  Gov't Inspected New Zealand  sirloin steak  Whole or Shank Half  Full Cut Bone in  roast  Bone In  Frozen Boneless  69c  69$  $1.09  59$  $1.39  WiS**^�� j )?*  Christina LePage shows her bowling form at the  League Champions Playoffs held in Gibsons  Bowling Alley last week. The playoffs were won  by the Sensuous Four Plus One which is com  prised of Carole Skytte, Virginia Reynolds, Ken  Skytte, Freeman Reynolds and Brian Butcher. It  is not immediately known which of the team is  the exception!. -' .  Strikes and  spares  We held the house round for  the Province Teambowl Tournament last week and the winners  were Marie and Ken Swallow,  Darlene Turner, Phyllis and  George Francis with their team  name "Fat Chance". They will  now bowl at Digney Lanes in the  finals on May 8th, for a trip to  Reno. Let's hope we can make  it two years in a row.  In the challenge match between  the coffee leagues the team of  Nora Solinsky, Carole Skytte,  Tena Youdell, Bonnie McConnell  and Jennifer Fallis, known locally:  as the seductive 5, were the winners for the second year in a row. <  Our spring league got underway last week and 300 games  were rolled by Dianne Fitchell,"  302; Linda Brown; ,301;- and";Art.'  Holden a pair, 303 and 324.' Art  also has the high 4 total with  1007. i    ...  In regular league play last  year our bowlers rolled over 250 -  300 plus games. There, were a  number of 800 and 900 triples  and 1000 and 1100 -4 game  totals and we also had 2 - 400  games by Bonnie McConnell and  Paulette Sheldon. A fantastic  year for high games.  Spring League Scores: Linda  Brown 301-823, Nora Solinsky  275-890, Bonnie McConnell 292-  906, Dianne Fitchell 302-908,  Brian Butcher 287-936, Ken  Skytte 266-948, Ralph Roth 260-  955, Art Holden 324-1007. YBC  Bantams: Joanne Seward 149-  256 (2). Linda Harding 171-310,  David Holding 186-274, Brian  Webber 176-326.  In the senior Y.B.C. league,  Geoff Spence rolled a 301 single  and Jeff Mulcaster had 9 strikes  in a row and a headpin in the  tenth frame for a 390 single and  827 for three.  Other scores for the seniors:  Judith Spence 226-659, Dean  Martin 237-673, Geoff Spence  301-736, Jeff Mulcaster 390-872.  Fastball  under way  The local men's' Fastball  League gets under way this week  with 4 games. On Wednesday,  Sechelt vs defending champs  Legion, at Wilson Creek. Sechelt  over the Hill versus Roberts  Creek at Brothers Park.  On Thursday, May 5th, Windsor hosts Legion and Sechelt over  the Hill vs Roberts Creek at the  jReserve field. League games  will be played Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursdays of each  week with games starting at  6:30. Come out and support  your favorite team.  The Ladies Tuesday Golf Irons  Only Tournament winners were:  18 holes: Betty Turnbull, with  runner-up Norma Gaines. The  9 hole winner was Edna Fisher,  with runner-up Hazel Wright.  Rainfall  For the eighth consecutive  month the total rainfall last month  was below the sixteen year  average. The gap between the  actual April rainfall and the  average was not quite as great,  however, as had been the case  in recent months. 68.1 millimetres of rain fell on the Sunshine Coast in April as opposed  to the sixteen year average of  77.2 millimetres.     .  Ina and Larry Reed celebrated their 50th wedding  anniversary last Saturday night at the 19th hole  at the Sunshine Golf and Country Club. Best  wishes were received from Prime Minister  Trudeau, Bill Bennett, Don Lockstead, the Governor General, the Lieutenant Governor and many  others congratulating them on 18,148 days of  happy marriage.  Larry Fradette and Ray Stock-  well of Sechelt were the joint  winners of the Lions Club 400  Draw. The winning ticket was  drawn by Betty Duncan, manager  of Helen's Fashion, Flowers and  Believe it.  Along with your phone  number,   send    me   your  broken down starter, generator, alternator or any other household motor. Send ItC.O.D. byS.M.T. I'll phone  you an estimate, fix it and pay the freight back.  MADEIRA COMBINED SERVICES  BOBMACAULEY _        ���' ,  883-2411 Retai I and wholesale  Maidetr��  Boutique in Lower Gibsons.  *"' wmmm*m~*+i+i*i***�����*���**��**  LMJM0Y from  THE mOSURUSTB) POWER $1AQ   QC  m0UJERF0R0UER40VB��S.       *l*t9.SfO  SPORTS |  2 locations to serve you t  Sechelt-885-2512      ^  Sunnycrest Centre     S  -886-8020      3  Going through the Change of Light?  WHETHER-WIRING A NEW HOME, OR ADDING AN OUTLET, I  OFFER YOU PERSONALISED SERVICE AT ONE OF THE MOST  REASONABLE RATES ON THE PENINSULA.  IL  SUPERIOR ELECTRIC  FOR GUARANTEED SERVICE  CALLR.SIMPKINS  885-2412  FOR YOUR FREE ESTIMATE  II  INTRODUCING  BANK  OF-  MONTREAL  Gibsons, B. C.  MARLENE BLAKEMAN  ii Marlene brings 22  years banking experience  to our branch and her excellent control of all of our  deposit accounts enables  us to provide excellent  service to you, the customer.  ���& Among her duties  are the supervision of nine  personnel, training of all  tellers and posters jobs  and ensuring proper cash  custody and safeguarding  procedures.  ���b Stop in and see us,  we have all the banking  services you need. Let's  Talk.  Sunlight  detergent powder  io,bBoX $4.49  Foremost - Premium  ice cream  1 Litre Ctn.            Q C 4t*  All Flavours         ^J ^/ \my  Skippy Super-Chunk  peanut butter  Rio - Frozen Choice Sliced  strawberries  9oz.Ctn.  J^l   W W ^P  Stokely's Fancy  red kidney beans  uozTins 2 76 3 CD  SnoCap Frozen  french fries  . 2 Ib. Bag     ^/ |  Q jj ffi  Blue Bonnet  margarine  3lb.Pkg.    Jl   ^38  Savarin Frozen  meat pies  Soz.Pkg.          f\   f*pr ^  Chicken, Beef            M  f    # ��^ gf*  or Turkey          fcf    #'   W \|T  Super-Valu  tomato juice  48 oz. Tin     i-fJ/JJ CJ  Nabob  spaghetti  Q/QQa  With Tomato Sauce -J g   JWJymt*  x:::<::-          Capri  bathroom tissue  6ROII                 ^"4         4   Q  White or Pink   ^n    |    m     |   ^  Alpha  creamed honey  2 lb. Plastic Ctn.   JK T        3 %#  W^MMMWffi^MIM  WM$^  xM$ti&&:<  WrW^^m^m^rW^  fflffi&rWrffifflm:  69c  Oven Fresh  dinner buns  Venice Jewish  rye bread  Oven Fresh  mothers day cake  Super Sesame  hamburger buns  16 oz.  7"  Pkg. of 8  Prices Effective: Thurs., Fri., Sat.  May 5, 6, 7.  SuperValu  SUNNYCREST MALL  We reserve the right to Limit Quantities.  Comb oninl 8.  Coast News, May 3,1977.  FREE CLASSIFIED ADS  Coming  Events  Community Resourse Society  Annual Spring Dance & Buffet  Supper.' Roberts Creek Hall,  May 7th, Music by "UP THE  CREEK". Tickets available at  the office, above Credit Union  Office, Sechelt. For info call  885-5012. No tickets at the door.  Pender Harbour Community Club  ANNUAL BAZAAR  May 7th at 2:00 p.m. in the Community Hall. Home Bake Sale,  sewing, baby wear, raffles, kiddies fish pond, bargains in plants.  Afternoon tea and coffee.  RUMMAGE & BAKE SALE  St. Barts Church Hall, Saturday  May   7th,   at   10   o'clock   a.m.  Refreshments, All Welcome.  STORYTIME  And Library for Preschoolers,  Wed. mornings, 10 - 11, Wilson  Creek Hall (Davis Bay Rd.)  Fee: $1.00 per family per year.  Children may borrow up to 3  books for 2 week period. Library  also open Saturdays 12-2. For  more info, call Donna Shugar at  885-2721 or 885-5006.  GARAGE SALE  Household,      assorted      goods,  May 7th, 1-4 p.m. Call us at  886-7453  ATTENTION  The Navy League Cadets &  Wrennetts ages 11 - 13 are in  need of a sea-worthy boat 17' or  upwards. Anyone wishing to  donate or sell for a minimal  price, a boat of this description,  please call 886-7453.  GARAGE SALE  Misc. Items including some furniture. Sat. May 7th, 9-12 noon.  Pratt at Rosamond, follow signs.  FAMILY HIKE & PICNIC  Special! Hike to the Skookumchuck Narrows on Sunday, May  8th! Cars meet at' 12 noon in  Trail Bay Mall parking lot. Call  Fran for info: 885-9539.  Work, Leisure &. the Family  May 29th, 7:30 p.m., Gibsons  United Church hall, speaker:  Dennis Boyd, sponsored by Inter-  Church group, follow up to  Lenten series.  ROBERTS CREEK LEGION  Opens at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday!  Early  bird   bingo  7:00,   regular  8:00p.m. Everybody welcome!  Announcements  CENTRE FOR CONTINUING  EDUCATION -COURSES  SHEARING SHEEP  This    workshop    also    includes  general care of sheep, feeding,  butchering, etc.    April 30, Sat.  9:30 - 12:30 p.m.     Fee: $2.00.  Bring   a  sandwich.      Workshop  takes   place   in   the   instructor's  home   in   Gibsons.      Instructor:  Sheila Kitson.  REUPHOLSTERY  Joan Ellis, Vancouver. A workshop where you can learn the  basics of good upholstery on your  own furniture. Please let the  co-ordinator know if you have  your own tools, if you want to  share, buy or borrow. May 21,  Sat. 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Fee:  $12., Chatelech Art Room.  DOG OBEDIENCE  Livia Whittall, Vancouver. May  11, Wednesday, 6:45 - 8:00 p.m.  Fee: $15. for 8 sessions. Minimum 15 dogs. Gibsons Elementary School.  STOP SMOKING  Cliff Drieberg - The 5-Day Plan  to Stop Smoking is a series of five  consecutive 1 Vz hour sessions  showing the smoker how to beat  the habit on all four dimensions  of life: Physical, Mental, Social  and Spiritual. May 9-13. Monday  -Friday, 7-8:30 pm. Fee $10.  Chatelech Jr., Room 102.  For REGISTRATION & INFORMATION please call 885-3512,  Karin Hoemberg, Co-ordinator,  CENTRE FOR CONTINUING  EDUCATION, Box 6, Sechelt.  VON 3A0, 9:00am - 4:00 pm.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY  MICHAEL NUTLAND, May 3rd  HAPPY BIRTHDAY  DAVID HADDEN!!  BREAKTHROUGH IN '77  Keep on the straight and narrow  path to slimness! Join our TOPS  chapter meeting held every Thursday afternoon, 1:30 at Healtr  Clinic, Gibsons. People have tc  learn to deal with their willpower and change their eating  habits. The 'S* in our name  stands for sensible - that's whal  TOPS is all about. Eat sensibly,  and of course less. We give each  other friendship & encouragement in our struggle to get slim  and remain slim. Come and join  us, enthusiasm is contagious!  Announcements    Work Wanted  For Sale  I, Norm Berdahl, will not be responsible for any debts incurred  other than by myself as of April  26, 1977. .  Roberts Creek Elementary School  wishes to thank you for your  generous support of our new  adventure playground: Elphinstone Recreation group, Gibsons  Building Supplies, Bill Black  Roofing, T & T Welding, Coastal  Tires, Quest Electric, Richard's  Men's Wear, Sandy Gibb Logging, Seaview Market, Super  Valu, Sechelt Barber Shop, Patrick Cromie, Alan May, Albert  Weal, Pete Emerson. Thanks  also to the many parents involved  in this project.  Opportunities  DANCE CLASSES  ��� Ballet ��� Tap ��� Jazz ���  Adults & children, boys & girls.   886-2531 ���  L.I.F.E. 'Living is for everyone'  a group of women (widowed, Divorced or separated) which offers  emotional support, practical information and social events. Anyone interested please contact  Women's Centre at 885-3711.  Get your tree copy of the new  Radio Shack catalogue at J&C  Electronics, Cowrie St., Sechelt  SURPLUS FURNITURE SALE!  Super Bargains on Sofas, Chairs,  Beds, Dinettes, Lamps, Coffee  Tables and End Tables. One 30"  ele.ctric range. First come -  First served! Apply at:  COAST MOBILE HOMES  Porpoise Bay Rd., Sechelt, B.C.  885-9979  LIVESTOCK  Rhode Island & Leghorn 2nd year  laying hens, $2.00 ea. 886-7829.  3 baby rabbits, all black, 3 full  grown assorted, $3.50 each.  Phillip at 885-9341.  ��� HORSE SHOEING *  Horse Manure for Sale. T. Bowe.  886-7967  Horses and ponies trained,  riding lessons, English & Western. Show horses for sale, Bush-  wood Farm. 886-2160.  Gooslings for sale, $3.00 each.  885-9294  Help Wanted  Pension couple need some garden and lawn work done. "Not  for free". 886-9829.  Port Mellon Community Association requires'a qualified swimming instructor for part-time instruction. 884-5263.  Special project - Youth employment programme, work assignments related to hospital services  and/or maintenance department,  Salaries $4.00 per hour and 4%  holiday pay. Youth must have  completed one post-secondary  semester since Sept. 1976. Aged  15 to 24 years. A resident of  B. C, Canadian citizen or landed  immigrant and unemployed.  Apply: Mrs. L. Buchhorn, personnel officer, St. Mary's Hos-  pital.   Work Wonted  QUALIFIED CARPENTER  25 YEARS EXPERIENCE  New     homes     &     Renovations  References Available  885-3900  Will baby sit in my home weekdays. 886-2706.  ?" "NEW SERVICE? T  I   inirtii ao   i  i  i  i  i  i  I  i  I  i  I  HUGH'S  PAINTING!  &  WINDOW  ���-CLEANING;  I I  I     Free Estimates    i  I Call I  HIGH FUEL COSTS  Peerless Tree Services Ltd. will  turn your problem trees into firewood. $18.00 per cord. We do  danger tree falling, topping and  limbing too. Expert insured work  'Know the cost before you start'  Call us at 885-2109.    Free esti-  mates. JohnRisbey.   .  PROFESSIONAL EAR PIERCING  Fast and sterile, Birthstone  studs, at GIBSONS GIRLS &  GUYS SALON. 886-2120.  18 square extra thick barn shakes,  $32.50 a square. 885-3429.  New   hot  water   tank,   40   gal,  $140. 886-9177.  Washers  and  Dryers  SPECIAL  This week at the  McLeods Store in Sechelt.  885-2171  Sound Construction  N     X  Car pen ter-Contractor  Interior Finishing  House. Framing  Concrete Form work  .. \      X.  Gary Wallinder    886-2316  Box 920        Gibsons  n.  FOR SALE  Horses, Saddles  Shoeing, tack, etc.  886-7967  BUILDING CONTRACTOR  Now available, good refs, experienced in design, blueprints,  and all aspects of building.  Please leave messages at 885-  3186 or weekends: 521-6902.  Chimney cleaning, Vac equipped,  odd jobs, light hauling and clean  up jobs. Call Hugo: 886-7785  For explosive requirements,  dynamite, electric or regular  caps, B line E cord and safety  fuse contact R. Nimmo, Cemetery Road, Gibsons. Phone  886-7778. Howe Sound Fanners  Institute.  ~       TUFFY'S ROOFING  Tar and Gravel  Singles and Shakes  Complete Roofing Services  885-9585  HANDYMAN SERVICE  All types Home Repairs  and-Services  Renovations, Additions,  Painting, Clean-up, etc.  North of Davis Bay  .   883-9266  BARRY LARGE  BOX 43,18 ELLIOT RD.  GARDEN BAY  Will rototill your garden with a  14 H.P. riding tractor. Hourly  rate. 886-9590.  JOURNEYMAN CARPENTER  30 YEARS EXPERIENCE  ALTERATIONS & REPAIRS  All Types of Construction  886-7160  Steady man, fifty,'requires work,  driver, janitor, watchman, etc.  886-8061 or 886-7507.   ��� CAT-BACKHOE ���  GRAVEL TRUCK AVAILABLE  Land clearing, Septic systems  886-9633 886-9365  For Sale  For Sale: My services as a professional Exterminator. Certified  7 years experience in control of  fungus, insects, rodents and  odors. North Island.Pest Control.   885-3606   Richmond peat, 16 yards for $250.  delivered. Peat, Manure & sand  mix, 16 yards for $300. Call   885-2760   Oil stove, in good cond. $25.00  886-9608     220 Crusader marine engine,  monel  shaft,  11/fe   x   14'   long,  Two pair white fibreglass drapes,  fit 7'7' window, $35.00. Chesterfield cover, multi coloured, $5.00.  886-9396  26   x   18   prop,   stem   bearing  stuffing    box,    pump,    rudder.  886-9908  3 mobile homes axles, complete,  $100each. 886-8024.  V.W. engine - 886-7738.  CONCRETE SEPTIC TANKS  Government    approved,    locally  made.    "$90.00.     Call   Don  at:  885-2926  One single bed, one Sealy pos-  turepedic, double bed in excel,  cond. 886-7004.   36' long x 6' high heavy chain  link wire, $30.00. 885-9545.  Winchester 94 30-30, case &  cleaning equip. 16' cedar strip  canoe, golf bags, leather &  canvas, clubs steel. Cart and  shoes. Ski boots, heavy blocs,  3 shibs and snatch. Guitar &  music stand, Masonic and Orange  men's large coloured framed  picture, books on every subject,  3ome rare, first editions, autographed, round top trunk, crosscut saws, wheels of all descriptions,. 2 - 3 speed bikes, flight  cage, rare pictures, a thousand  other items. Give me a ring at:   886-7731  Water pump, oyer hauled, A-1  cond. $75.00. Twin lead glazed  book case, $40.00, small wood  lathe, $35.00. 886-2897.  Italian  lavabo  in   perfect  cond.  % 886-2303  17 ft. self-contained travel trailer,  3leeps 6, must go: Only $1475.00  Also homemade tent trailer,  would make good utility trailer,  $100. 885-3403 eves.   Construction  shack,   located   at  Port   Mellon,   $275.   o.b.o.   Call   886-9461   Heavy cast band saw frame would  be  suitable  for  shake  cutting.  Electric  motor also  if  desired.   886-2952   Asphalt shingles, $22.50 a square  delivered. 886-2489.  New bathtub, sink & toilet &  fixtures, shower, horizon blue,  $170.00, Duel 1215 turntable with  Shure cartridge, good cond.  $90.00, oil heater, filter, 2/ 45  gal. drums and stand, $100.  885-3343  NOW AVAILABLE  Full line of WATKINS household  products. Call 886-9283.   3,000 bricks, looking for offers  for antique solid bricks. 885-3140  White McLary elec. range, good  cond. $175.00, two studded 15 in.  radial snow tires, suitable for  V.W. Very good cond. $60.00.   885-9646   For Sale: Good mixed hay, to  clear $1.50 a bale, minimum 20  bales. Call 886-2887.   FOR SALE  4'x3' double door $5.00, 4  shelves, Solid bookcase or storage  cupboard $15.00, cistern pump  $15.00, new elec. stove or dryer  cord, $4.00, maple folding doors,  30'x 73", $5.00. 885-9545.  Car top carrier, $5.00.885-9545.  For Sale  1 yr. old 12 x 12' meadow green  2" shag carpet with underlay,  $150. o.b.o. 886-9518.  Sturdy hardwood child's crib.  Call 886-7449.   Cement mixer, old 78 R.P.M.  opera records, highest prices  paid. 886-2513.   Clean, used 2x4's, 2x10's or  2x12's, 4x4 cedar posts, 8-10 ft.  long, used brick and patio blocks.  2x4 window for workshop. Call  886-9435  20" b & W portable Admiral  TV in good cond. $100. Collectors  Items: 2 albums circa 1937 in  perfect condition. Complete  operas of La Boheme & La Tosca  featuring Gigli. What offers?  Call anytime at 1406 Gower Pt.  Road, at rear. Sears tape recorder & 3 cassetts, $15.00.  Box spring mattress $60., kitchen  table chairs, $50., Hofner guitar  $15.00. 886-2614.  H  TYDEWATER CRAFTS *  Needlepoint,    crewel,    knitting,  crochet, handcrafts. We can help  every Wednesday   1:00  -  3:00.  Tydewater Crafts & Hobbies  886-2811   Twin beds, box springs $40. each,  'Domestic' console sewing mach.  $85.00, round kitchen table,  4 chairs, swivel teak and chrome  $85.00, 4 gal. stone crock $7.50,  solid body Spanish guitar, 4  switch, 2 pickup, $25.00, Bell  Howell Super 8 movie camera,  projector, screen, etc. $100.00,  small household ��� appliances,  children's Encyclopedia, 16 vol.  $15.00, Children's Golden Book  picture atlas of the world, 6 vol.  $5.00, more books, household  items "tc. Q86-9668i  I make macrame plant hangers  place orders as to size, colour,  etc. 886-7671.   Sofa & chair, Singer elec. sewing  machine*,, large 3 drawer chest,  bedspread, drapes, rugs, meat  grinder set, etc. 886-2975.  Mother's Day gifts, crocheted  wall plaques' each $125,  wall plaques' each $1.25, knitted  or crocheted beach bags $4.50,  tea cozies $4.50, macrame owl  hanings $6.50, plant holders  . $6.50 and $8.00. Phentex dolls  $5.00, old age pension lady would  like work knitting or crocheting,  designing and creating for commercial use. Marie Stone, Box  376 Lillooet, B. C. VOK1VO  Collection of spoons, 3 different  for $10.00, also dolls, bells, Avon  bottles, books, and other items.  Send stamped envelope for list.  Marie Stone, Box 376 Lillooet,  B.C.VOK1VO.  Pioneer   400   chainsaw,   $35.00  886-2773  9'x12' blue & white hand-knotted Oriental carved Aubussom  (Indian) carpet. $400. o.b.o.  Step table $12.00. 885-2041.  Speedqueen    portable   washer/  spin dryer.     Excel,  cond.  one  year left on warranty, $150. o.b.o.  885-5034  Fish tank with everything, two  months old. $50. o.b.o. 886-2884.  Upright 15 cu ft. freezer, $100.  washer,     dryer,     Speedqueen,  $150.00,   All   in   working   cond.  886-7655  Used Oriental rug, 7' x 11',  multi coloured on neutral background, could be used anywhere.  Hand knotted in Tabriz, Iran,  $845.00. 885-3309.  For Safe  Wanted  For Rent  Classified  886-7817  Large tent 10'x16' $35.00, wood  cartop boat, $75.00, wood wheelbarrow' $3.00, 2 cross cut saws  $4.00, 2 hand saws, $4.00,1 buck  saw, $3.00, aluminum sythe $5.00  Pee Vee pole $5.00, bird cage  $2.00, bird bath, cement $3.00,  home garden tools, cheap. Phone  after 2 p.m.: 885-9714.  20" B & W portable Admiral  TV in good cond. $75.00, folding  cot & mattress $20.00, Rollaway  cot $10.00. Apply 1406 Gower  Pt. Rd. at rear (near Post Office)  Rockwell 6' jointer, compl. with  stand & motor in new cond.  $425. After 6 pm: 885-9339.  8 H.P. rototiller, 10 H.P. out-  board motor. 885-9564.  Solid oak dining room table, 3  leaves, 3 meets chairs, 1 captain's  chair, matching buffet. 885-2082.  Fully automatic washer/spin  dryer, Toshiba, not used much,  $100. 885-3734.  4 pee chesterfield suite, beige  tweed, 1Vz yrs. old, new $1,100.  Now $400. After 6:30: 885-9802.  Make an Easy Knit tablecloth  72" x 54", instructions $1.00.  I. B. Belle, RR #1, Powell River,  B.C.V8A422.  Typewriter, $15.00, floor polisher.  $15.00. 886-7792.  Large Kentia palm and huge  Schefflera, 885-2428.  Near new elec. lawn mower, excel  cond. with cord. New cost $85.00  now $50.00 o.b.o. 886-2884.  12" gas chain saw, Craftsman, as  new $100. 886-7585.  4'x8'   Box trailer, $150.00 Call  885-2760  RUMMAGE WANTED  A good chance to kill 2 birds with  1 stone. Get your spring cleaning  done and help a very worthwhile  cause. All proceeds go towards  building the Adventure Playground in Cliff Gilker Park,  Roberts Creek Rec. Site. Please  bring your rummage to Randie's  on Crowe Road, 4th drive on left  if you need it picked up call  886-9324 or 886-2087. The date  and place of sale will be posted at  a later date.   For Rent  3 bdrm. waterfront house in front  of Post Office, cream coloured,  $165. Ready anytime. No collect  calls. 874-9574.   Small but cozy 2 bdrm cottage,  including heat, light & elec.  $200. per mo. Fridge & stove,  no pets, refs please. Malaspina  Ranch, Pender Harbour. 883-9923  Near new 3 bdrm house with view  $325.   per   mo.       Avail,   now.  886-7625  2 Bedroom waterfront, Roberts  Creek, fireplace, electric stove,  electric heat. 886-2113   ���  2 Bedroom mobile home, S. C.  Trailer Park, Gibsons, $210.00  per mo. Avail. May 1st. Call  885-3417 or 885-3310.  Maple Crescent Apartments./  1-2-3 bdrm suites for rent, 1662  School Rd./ Gibsions. Heat &  cablevision, parking, close to  schools & shopping. Reas. rent.  Apply suite 103A. 886-7836  Quaint one bdrm home with  harbour view, opposite Gibsons  post Office. $175. 886-2000 or  886-9121:  1 bdrm cottage, avail. June 1st.  886-7966  Wanted  Urgent! Used rototiller in good  cond., reas. price. 886-2546.  Clean station wagon or pick-up  with P.S., P.B., not older than  1969, up to $1,200. 883-9048.  20 Ib. propane tank & regulator.  886-7822  Wanted:     Crosscut  or   bucking  saw, 8' or longer. 886-7237.  Timber Wanted plus Alder  Poles bought and sold. Let us  give you an estimate. D & O Log  Sorting Ltd. Phone 886-7896 or  886-7700.   ALDER REQUIRED  Saw-log alder required in standing, decked or boom form.  Contact:    P.V.    Services    Ltd.  883-2733  LOGS WANTED  Top Prices Paid for  Fir-Hemlock-Cedar  LftK LUMBER  (North Shore) Ltd.  Phone 886-7033  Sorting grounds, Twin Creeks  Furnished 2 bedroom trailer in  Bonnybrook. No dogs. 886-2887.  In Roberts Creek, space for a  horse.    I will do all the work,  call after 5.885-9248.   Gibsons: Unfurn. 2 bdrm house  with range & fridge, avail, now,  to responsible tenants. Refs  required. $250.00. 886-9898.  Room & Board available at  Bonnie-Brook Lodge. Meals &  services incl. laundry.  Private room. 886-9033.  Gower Point ocean beach esplanade. '  Unfurnished 2 bdrm house,  Soames Pt. 886-2549.  Modern 1 bdrm. cottage close to  beach, etc. Domestic pets welcome,. also, pasture for horse  suitable for reliable mother &  child or reliable person. 2 month  lease. Ideal for peaceful vacation.  885-2443  UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT  Now      available,      redecorated  suites,   bachelor and   one   bed-  room. 886-7490 or 886-2597.  2 bdrm cottage in centre of  Sechelt, $225. per mo. Days:  885-9979. eves: 885-2062.  For Rent: 2 bdrm cottage on  large lot. Avail. May 7th. Pratt  Rd.area. $195.00. 886-7800.  2 bdrm Mobile home, S.C.Trailer  Park, Gibsons. Avail. May 1st.  $195.00. 885-3417 or 885-3310;  West Sechelt, 1 bdrm ground  floor suite, private entrance,  stove & fridge, no pets. Pref.  non-smoker. $160. per mo.  885-2451  Furnished 2 bdrm. trailer at  Williamson's Landing, 2 mra  north of Langdale. Avail, mld-  May. $175.00. 886-2962.  Gibsons: 2 bdrm. home $290.  per mo. Interested persons  apply at corner of Beach &. Glen  Rds. 9 am -1 pm.  Unfurn. apartment, Davis Bay.  $250. 885-3160 or 885-9752.  Wanted to  Rent  Single male needs small rural  cabin/cottage to rent. Willing  to work on. Electricity not essential. P. O. Box 1262, Gibsons.  LOST  Why pay  more  than  3Vj%   to  sell your home?  SECHELT AGENCIES LTD.  885-2235- 24 hours  Camera on powerline in Roberts  Creek. Owner please call Coast  News 886-2622 to identify.  Ladies white Adidas track jacket  April 19th at Dougal Tennis  Court. Joan: 886-2612 or 886-  9862. "-V,:-,       , Would the person who found a  gray and black tabby female  at Horseshoe Bay Ferry terminal  mid-March please phone us  at 921-8486 collect. REWARD!  We miss her very much.  Pair of men's glasses in tan case  near Sunnycrest Mall, please call  886-7230  Part Siamese female cat, black  & white face'; Gower Pt. Rd. 8i  Franklin Rd. area. Wearing gold  collar. 886-9423.  Building or going to  build a new dwelling  ������������  ft  WANTED  Used Furniture  or What Have You  AL'S  USED FURNITURE  WE BUY BEER  BOTTLES  Gibsons 686-2812  Wanted: Seine net or net suitable  for volleyball net at reas. price.  Contact Lindy, Coast News,  Thurs.-Sun. 886-2622.  Pair of ladies hiking boots, lightweight, size 8. 886-9396.  Trailer hitch to fit a 1970 VW  van. 885-2315.  �����  s  DID YOU KNOW?  While your house is under construction  you can spray to prevent infestations of  wood-boring insects such as ants, beetles  and termites and for only one half the cost  of treatment of occupied dwellings. Don't  wait...do it now! Give us a call at  NORTH ISLAND  PEST CONTROL  WORK GUARANTEED  AT REASONABLE RATES  I  i  Local Licensed Operator  Charlie Cairns 885-3606  >:  GIBSONS: View home in desirable location.  4 bedrooms, modern cabinet kitchen, comb,  living/dining room. Vanity bath, finished  rec. room. Carport, concrete drive. 75 x 142  landscaped lot on sewer. Will consider all  offers.  GIBSONS: 3 side-by-side lots, on sewer.  Panoramic view. Close to shops, etc.  $37,000. for the 3.  WILSON CREEK: 100' beach in beautiful  Tsawcome. 1300 sq. ft. 3 bedroom A-frame  on nicely treed lease lots. A must to see at  only $45,000.  ROBERTS CREEK: Lower Road location.  113 x 185' lot for that dream home. Easy  clearing, $16,500.  GIBSONS RURAL: In quiet area - IV2 acres,  5-room home in the Spanish theme. Cozy  living room features white rock fireplace  and lovely panelled walls, dining room, convenient kitchen with large utility adjoining.  New W/W carpet in living room, halls and  bedrooms. Asking $68,500.  GIBSONS:   Fully serviced large lots in new  subdivision, level and semi-clear. $12,000.  K. BUTLER   REALTY LTD.  1538 Gower Point Rd.   phone 886-2000 or 886-2607 Mobile Homes     Mobile Homes  Property  Coast News, May 3,1977.  9.  Trailer for Rent  2 bdrm, furnished trailer, sorry  no dogs.   Bonniebrook Camp &  Trailer Park. 886-2887.  1970 Ambassador 12 x 68, 3  bdrms, fridge, stove, 8x30'  porch attached. 885-3734.  1974 12'x68' Safeway, 3 bdrm,  furnished, set up in Gibsons  Trailer Park. 886-7839.   1972 12'x68' Bon Prix mobile  home with tip out, furnished.  For further info: 885-2760.  SUNSHINE COAST MOBILE^  HOME PARK  Units  now  on  display,   phone:  886-9826  USED UMTS  1966 Chlckasha, 10'x50\ 3 bedroom, fully furnished with 14'x20  extension. Set up on large well  landscaped lot.  1975 Statesman, 24'x48', double  wide. All appliances including  built-in dishwasher, 2 bedrooms  and den or 3 bedrooms. Carpeted  throughout, electric fireplace,  built-in china cabinet, large  corner landscaped lot with 2  paved driveways. Lovely attached sun deck. Very good condition.  197112 x 63 Leader, 3 bdrm. fully  furnished, very good condition.  NEWUNnS  SPECIAL  12 x 60 Colony, 2bedroom limited  addition,   carpeted   livingroom,  fully furnished and decorated.  12x68' Meadowbrook, 3 bdrms.,  front kitchen with bay window &  patio door.  Built in dishwasher.  Carpeted throughout  and fully  furnished.  1975 Statesman, 3 bdrm, carpeted throughout, large addition  including 2 bdrm. and rec. room.  Mobile Home axles C/W wheels  and tires, $100.00 each. Coast  Mobile Homes - 885-9979.  Mobile Home For Sale - 1 bdrm,  10x38', $1500.00.   After 6 p.m.  883-2419   8 x 45' Rollahome on Gabriola  Island. Must be moved $2,000.  o.b.o. (112) 234-5836 or call  886-8097   BONNIEBROOK CAMP  & TRAILER PARK  Two choice mobile  home sites  available.   Gower Pt. Rd. Call:   886-2887  1972 Esta Villa 12 x 66', 3 bdrm.  Near new condition. Absolutely  must sell. Asking $9,250.00.  Worth more. 885-9750.  COAST MOBILE HOMES  885-9979  Complete   Selection   of   Homes  24x44 to 24x60  12x68 Deluxe Units  ' Four in Stock  14 x 52, 14 x 56, and 14 x 70  available  All units may be furnished and  decorated   to   your   own   taste.  PARK SPACE AVAILABLE  For   both   Single   and   Double  Wides.  ' 'Across from Sechelt Legion''  Dave: 885-3859 evenings  Bill: 885-2084 evenings  72' x 68' 3 bdrm mobile home  with laundry room, fully furnished, includes blocking, sheeting  and fuel tank. Asking $12,500.  883-9186  Property  By owner, % acre commercial  property with old buildings on  Hwy 101. 885-2608.        1 ACRE MINI-ESTATE  Lower Norwes Bay Rd., West  Sechelt. On hydro, water and  paved road. Future subdivision  to two Vz acres. $16,500. Call  Owner at 885-2084.  7/10 ACRE 100' x 300'  West Sechelt, just off Wakefield  Road.   Good top soil, in location  of new homes.    $15,500.    Call  Owner at 885-2084.    Choice location - 5 acres with  creek, by owner. 886-7703.  Brand New -1300 sq. ft., 3 bdrms  on grade entry to full basement.  600 sq. ft. sundeck, 34' of carport, fantastic view, level lot,  150 yards to lovely beach &  mooring, on sewer. New subdivision, Franklin Rd. area,  Gibsons. Bank appraised in the  $60,000. bracket, asking in the  low $50's. You have to see this  dream home to believe it. Call  886-9890  Are you looking for a 3 yr. old  home with a gorgeous view, lots  of room, central Gibsons, mid-  fifties. If so, call 886-2644.  3 Year old 3 bedroom home,  finished rec. room with two bathrooms in central Sechelt. Will  take trade of trailer or property  towards down payment. 885-2315  Lot, 65'x130' on Cochrane Road.  Phone after 6 p.m.: 886-7407.  Large lot for sale, 12x60 trailer  pad on North Rd. 12x24 workshop  12x12 pumphouse, hydro pole in  ready for building or for trailer.  Asking $13,500. offers. 886-9041.  View lot on Thompson Road,  Langdale Heights $14,500.  Call owner at Victoria, 658-8055  or Vancouver 980-5431.  51A acres land, year round creek  in Roberts Creek area, $7,000.  Down and assume mortgage of  10% interest @$200. per month,  approx. price $27,000. 885-3881.  Doctor's home, Gibsons. Estate  sale by son. Furnished, mahogany interior, on landscaped  double lot. To view: 886-9076  or 886-2306.  Cars & Trucks      Cars & Trucks  Boats  Boats  4 year old 3 bedroom home in  Selma   Park.      Call   owner  at:      885-9328   3 Bedroom home, full basemeat.  Electric heat, on 6 acres close to  Gibsons.      Phone   886-7832   or  886-2813. k  In Langdale, 79' z 150' urt for  sale. Near school, beautiful view,  by owner: 112-255-4805.  Lot  for   sale   in   Sechelt   near  Hackett   Park,   fully   serviced.  Asking $11,500.596-7022.  Why pay  more  than 3��/j% to  sell your home?  Sechelt Agencies Ltd.  885-2235-24 hours  MUST SELL  Vi acre lot.    Water,  power &  drive way,-cleared building site.  $10,700. o.b.o. 885-9798.  Beautiful 3 bdrm, 3 year old view  home in central Gibsons. Fireplace, W/W throughout, vanity  bathroom, sewing room. High  finished basement with rec room,  bdrm, Vz bathroom. Matching  garage, fenced, landscaped.  Price includes stove, washer,  dryer. $55,000.886-2644:  Large home on waterfront  lot.  60'x278'  Franklin Road. 261-1756.  New 3 bedroom home, family  room, basement, 2 car garage,  carport, view of Trail Bay,  $61,000. 885-2503.  BONNIEBROOK CAMP &  TRAILER PARK  For sale: 2 good view  lots on  Chaster   Road,   1,000   ft.   from  waterfront, utilities. 886-2887.  Fairmont Road: 2 bdrms:, large  living room with corner fireplace.  Excellent view, needs work but  good potential. 886-2164 eves.  For Sale by owner: Lot 11, Seaside Village, cleared, ready to  build. But it for what we paid for  it. $4,000. down and take over  payments at 6% interest. Days  call 885-2273, ask for Nick! or  eves, call 885-3963.  View Lot - Granthams Landing.   886-2978   Why pay  more  than  3'/*%  to  sell your home?  SECHELT AGENCIES LTD.  885-2235-24 hours  SMILE  For Sale by owner: 3 bdrm post  & beam home near tennis courts,  Gibsons. $35,000. 886-7566  eves, after 4:00.   Roberts Creek: 3 bedroom home  on park-like Vx acre, semi-waterfront. All electric heat, workshop  basement, large wrap around  sundeck.   To   view:    886-2744.  F.P. $49.000-   By owner: Halfmoon Bay, beautiful waterfront property, approx.  60'x175'. Lovely Arbutus trees,  sewer, hydro & water included.  Lot #48, Trueman Road. $33,000.  576-6261   Spacious 3 bedroom family home  in Langdale. Large granite fireplace in 16' x 30' living room.  Custom walnut kitchen cabinets,  new kitchen appliances included.  Beautiful view. Close to ferry and  one block from school. Garage  workshop, fruit trees. F.P.  $49,500. Call eves: 886-2090.  FOR SALE  One bedroom home in lower Gibsons, wall to wall carpet and  central heating with forced air  oil furnace. On village sewer  system. Walking distance to  stores. Fantastic view of Harbour  and Howe Sound. Asking just  $29,500. 886-7032.   SALABLE ODDS 'N* ENDS  NEEDED  The Sunshine Coast Community  Resource Society will be having a  Flea Market, sale during Timber  Days and desperately needs  donations of any portable, salable  odds 'n* ends. No clothing please.  Please mark your selling price on  each item. These donations can  be dropped off at the society  offices, above the Sechelt Credit  Union. For further info call  885-3821. Thank you for your  help, the success of this fund .  raising depends > on people like  you.-   .:;.:.��� .   ':���.:;-^     ll(  1970 Lincoln, town car, clean,  rust free. All power, priced to  sell. 886-2186 before 3:00 p.m.  weekdays.  1961 Austin Mini in running  cond. $75.00, 885-3924.  1965 Pontiac Parisienne, 2 dr.  H.T., 2 speed auto, trans. P.S.  P.B..engine283in running cond.  $125. After 5 pm: 886-7553.  1964 Dodge, 8 cyl, good transportation vehicle, $300. Also  1956 International pick-up, needs  1 headlite, $75.00.885-3734.  1971 1600 cc V.W.. dune buggy,  removable top and mag wheels.   886-9982   1972 Pinto Squire wagon, 30,000  mi., excel, cond. $1,900. o.b.o.  After 6:30 call 885-9802.  1958 Vz ton Chev pick-up, 3  trailer wheels, 2axles, 885-9564.  V.W. bug nylon, tubeless tire (1),  good cond.  $8.00.  S-15  4  ply,   886-2581   1970 Chev Vz ton, power steer,  327   cu.   350   H.P.   automatic.  886-2744      1964 Pontiac Stn. Wgn. best  offer. And: 1973 Toyota Corolla  Stn. Wgn. 1600, auto. $1800.  o.b.o. 885-2760.  1958 Ford pick-up, running cond.  Best offer. 885-9752.  I will paint your car for as low  as $149.00. All work guaranteed.   885-2608   1966 Studebaker stn wgn, with  Dhev motor & trans. Small six  standard, 59,300 mi., custom  radio & seat-belts, good tires  and body, good gas mileage.  $750.00. 885-9049.  1969 M.G.B. new top, custom  Int. $2,000. 886-7828.   1965 Plymouth Fury II, excel,  running order, 318 3 speed auto.  $500. 886-7823 ���  1965 Volvo 122S, 2 dr. sedan,  2 owner car, excellent-motor,,  new   brakes,   runs   like  a   top,  ; $350. Call Lindy, 886-2622 Thur.  to Sunday only.  1966 VW beetle, new brakes,  tires, charging system, sound  machine,   radio.      $750.   o.b.o.  886-2614  4x4 Land Rover, excel, cond.,  new trans, reconditioned engine,  new charging system, $2,800.  o.b.o. 886-2614.    1966 Datsun, see it at Solnlcs,  $300. runs well. Eves: 885-3938^  1972 VW Van, partly camperized  885-3641  Fiat 128, 1974, excel, cond. inside and out, radial tires, front  wheel drive, radio, 33,000 mi.  $1,700. 886-8024.    ,  1976 Chrysler Cordovo, white  with leather bucket seat, P.S.,  P.B., P.W., AM/FM, $6,800  firm. Almost 9,000 miles. Call  885-2842.  1965 Olds,  F-85, 4 dr., sedan,  V-6. auto. Offere. 885-9030.  1968 Vauxhall Viva stn.  wgn.,  brand new clutch, new exhaust'  system,   good   cond.       Asking  $300. 886-9265.   1976 Ford F-250, Explorer,  7000 miles, excel, cond. 884-5340  1964    Oldsmobile,    394,    $220.  886-9041   For sale or trade: 1973 Grand  Torino Sport, fully equipped,  26,000 miles. 1958 G.M.C. bus  partially converted for camping.  Trade for boat or car or what  have you? Anytime: 886-2565.  1964 VW dune buggy, good cond.  885-2315   1966 Chevelle Malabu, 283 cu.  in. good transportation, near new  snow tires, new radiator & muf-  fler. $250. 886-7916.   1962 VW beetle, good transport,  needs    brakes    fixed.    $150.00   886-7916       1971 Dodge Colt Coupe, 71 motor  new tires, reasonable. 886-7066.  1973 Super Beetle, $2,000.  excel, cond. 886-7966.  Take away my one-owner Vz ton  Fargo     Pick-up     with     custom  camper canopy, top cond. $1275.  885-9545  TR3 Classic 62, Good cond.  $3,500. 886-7891 or 886-2688.  1963 Pontiac, good running cond.  good body & interior. 885-2868.  1963 Pontiac, 885-2868  1968 VW Beetle, radio, low miles,  excel, cond. $1050. After 4 p.m.   885-2987   1967 Mustang, 6 cyl, auto, very  clean. $450. o.b.o. Needs frost  plug. Call 886-9^30.  Spin On Filters for Ford and  GM from $2.23 each in  Automotive section, at  Macleod's, Sechelt.  1974 Firebird Esprit, 37,000 mi.  Excel, cond. 886-9740.  Sail boat, CNC 27, spinnaker,  genoa, $20,600. 112-921-7383.  23 ft. Deep V, cedar on oak  Lapstrake cabin cruiser, hydraulic  steering, fridge, stove c/w oven,  enclosed head, V-8, Volvo leg,  full tops & cushions (new), boat  house kept, seriously consider  all offers $7-10,000. Call Hayden  Office: 885-2283, home: 885-9368.  23 ft. Hourston Deep V, fibre-  glass, Mercury 1/0, galley, head,  sleeps 4, 120 hours by Meter,  clean as whistle, new bottom,  paint, trim tabs. $13,500. or  offers. Hayden: 885-2283 or  885-9368.   Moving, must sell: 24' cabin  cruiser with flying bridge, fully  equipped. $5,500,885-2190.  Wanted: 18^to 24 foot clinker,  any condition. P.O. Box 1262,  Gibsons.  26' Rainbow fibreglass, day  sailer, $2500. 885-3429.   5   Ib.   Danford   anchor   $15.00,  aux.    motor    bracket,    $15.00.  885-9545  Beautiful fibreglass hull, 33'.  After 5:30p.m. -886-7423.  17' Sangster, all glass with 90  H.P. Evinrude. Electric start,  electric shift (about 1965-66)  Full price $850.00 includes trailer   883-2638   18' Pilot II, 1970, fibreglass cabin  cruiser, spacious design,  excel,  cond.,   head,   alcohol   stove   & ���  trailer.     75  H.P.  Johnson  out-  board. $2,050. 886-7347.   MARINE SURVEYS  AND APPRAISALS  For selling, purchasing  or financing.  Surveys for insurance  or settlement of claims.  Captain W. Y. Higgs  Box 399, Gibsons, B. C.  Phones: 886-9546, 885-9425  23'   Racing   Sloop,   Star   Class  and trailer. Sound & fast. $1,000.   886-9668   23' Star class sloop and trailer,  dacron sails, outboard mount,  30und and fast. 886-9668.   New 12' aluminum boat and 7  H.P. motor. $750. firm. 885-3787  Houston glass craft, 12V2',  double bottom, 52" wide, and  dinghy goes with it. $300.  Eves, call 885-2083. ;  17' wood boat, $90.00 contact  Ian, Coast News. 886-2622.  1973 Davidson/Crown 18' fibre-  glass sailboat, SS rigging, dacron  sails, Chrysler aux. engine.  Price is $1,000. below market  value at $2,850. Can be viewed  at Gibsons Gov't Wharf.     Call  886-2738  600    Ib.    capacity    boat    trailer  suitable for 12' or 14' boat. This  trailer is in excel, cond. $150.00  886-2738  1976 16' Cal Glass, 50 H.P.  Johnson, built in tank, all instruments, elec. pump & wipers.  Full top used 20 hrs, cost $4,500.  Offers. 886-7005 or 886-9110.  10    H.P.    Johnson     out/board  motor with 5 gallon gas tank $100.  885-2845  12' Fibreglass boat, trailer, 18  H.P. Evinrude, elec. start, 2 gas  tanks, lifejackets, $475. 885-3734  Motorcycles  Genuine 1972 Honda 450 Classic  Custom. Frame mods and mint  engine,    $1,200.       886-2688   or  886-7891.   1976 125 Yamaha Enduro, excel,  cond. only 1200 miles, economical  transportation or fun as a dirt  bike. $875. firm .885-9992.      1974 Norton, $850.00. 886-7626  Pets  1 yr. old neutered male collie/  lab cross (small), good with kids,  free,  for info,  call:  886-7313  or  886-2834.   Lovable & frisky male Chocolate  point Siamese kitten, 8 weeks  old, for sale. And beautiful  Chocolate point Siamese, 2 yrs.  bid, mother with or without her  lovely kittens, reas. to kind,  loving home. 885-2443.  3 mo. old pure bred registered  Irish Setter of champion stock,  papers incl. $100. 883-9078.  Puppies .for sale,  V* Lab. 886-7932.  %   Shepherd,  2  Chocolate   point  Siamese   for  sale - reasonable to loving home.  885-2443  Two puppies, 3 mo. old, black  female, brown male. Medium  size, good natured. Free to good  home. 886-9443.  Purebred . German Shorthair  Pointer, female, spayed, shots,  gentle, good with children, needs  family. $75.00 open to offers  from right party. 885-3428.  - t .: >-..;"...  .br.;  SUB-DIVISION CONSULTATION  LAND DEVELOPMENT LTD  Toll Free: 682-1513  REAL ESTATE APPRAISALS        MORTAGES  NOTARYPUBLIC  JOHNMcRAE  885-3670  HOMES  CHASTER ROAD: New Home, 1Vi  blocks from the Chaster Road School now  under construction. Well designed 3  bedrooom family home on full basement.  Nestled in the trees to provide the ultimate in natural landscaping. Many  deluxe features such as 2 finished fireplaces, skylights, sundeck and custom-  made kitchen cabinets.        F.P. $54,900.  CEMETERY ROAD: Imagine! 6 acres  plus a modern, approximately 6 year old  home in rural Gibsons. The home has  3 bedrooms on the main floor. Full unfinished basement, 2 fireplaces and carport. This is an exceptionally good buy  considering the lovely 6 acres of property.  F.P. $65,500.  POPLAR LANE: Brand new home on  quiet cul-de-sac, 1 block from shopping  mail and Vi block from schools. This full  basement home has feature wall, fireplaces up and down. 2 large bedrooms  upstairs, with ensuite plumbing off the  master bedroom. There is lots of room to  move in the full basement. Large carport. This home represents the ultimate  In convenience and comfortable living.  F.P. $49,900.  SECHELT: Spindrift Road: Nicely  designed Vh year old home. Close to  schools, shopping and park, right In the  heart of Sechelt. 3 bedrooms, main  floor, with partial basement, fireplace,  and carport. Landscaped yard.  F.P. $45,500.  GIBSONS - TRIPLEX: Located In the  heart of Gibsons, one block from the  Ocean and 2 blocks to shopping, etc.  Three (3) one bedroom apartments  make this an excellent revenue investment or, live in one and pay for it with the  rentals from the other two. An extra  room downstairs with private entrance  plus a work building at the rear makes  this an Ideal opportunity to have a self-  occupation business as well! Call In for  details and all other Information.  LORRIE GIRARD  886-7760  FAIRVIEW ROAD: Large family home  with full basement on large lot. This 4  bedroom home has two finished fireplaces and a nice family room plus a small  office. Exceptionally large kitchen with  27 feet of cupboard space. A total of  2500 sq.ft. of living area.     F.P. $71,800.  SARGENT ROAD: Spectacular view,  beautifully designed home in good area.  3 bedrooms, sunken living room, 2 fireplaces, full basement and sundeck. Lot  all landscaped and terraced. Many  extras such as built-in bar, etc.  F.P. $74,000.  DAVIS BAY: Fir Road - The ideal family  home with 3 bedrooms upstairs. This  1256 sq. ft. full basement home has a  finished rec room with built-in bar. Fireplaces up and down, 2 sundecks, 3 sets  of plumbing, carport and an unbeatable  view. This custom home has more  features than you can imagine.  F.P. $59,900.  GIBSONS: PRIME REVENUE BUILDING: In the heart of lower Gibsons,  2250sq. ft. of post and beam construction  featuring y10 foot ceilings, 2 sets of  plumbing, 100 & 200 Amp. service, firewall divider, recently renovated. Lot  size 60'x 100'. Currently leased with a  yearly revenue of over $7,000. An excellent investment value...       F.P. $54,900.  SARGENT ROAD: Large family home In  good area with panoramic view. Three v  bedrooms, fireplaces up and down, with  2% baths. The full basement include*  a finished rec. room, laundry and workshop. Sundeck, carport and paved driveway round out this landscaped lot. SEE  this home and you will fall in love with  it. F.P. $63,500..  GLASSFORD ROAD: Beautiful, well-  built Spanish style house in area of new  'homes. Many extras including arches  throughout, lovely fireplaces up and  down. Super large, master bedroom,  skylight in bathroom, built-in bar In  Living Room, sliding glass door from  dining area to large sundeck. NOW  REDUCED! F.P. $59,900.  KEN CROSBY  886-2098  LOWER ROBERTS CREEK ROAD:  At Cheryl Anne Park. 115' of prima  WATERFRONT and over 2 acre* of  gorgeous property. The main house har  over 1500 sq. ft. of finished living area,  Including 5 bedrooms and two full bathrooms, heatilator fireplace and a view  that doesn't quit. In addition there Is  a 600 sq. ft. cottage at the water's edge  (suggested rent of $200. per month)  400 feet of gravel driveway winds through  the trees to the double carport and entrance to this property.      F.P. $129,000.  LOTS  FAIRVIEW ROAD: One lot 104' x 220'  may be able to subdivide into two, corner  lot. Ail services, nicely secluded, some  new homes around. F.P. $16,000.  GRANDVIEW ROAD: Lot size approximately 104' x 105' with some view over  the Ocean. Close to beach access and  a lovely building lot. ���".    '    F.P. $13,000.  ABBS ROAD: At the corner of School  Road. Excellent extra-large building lot  with spectacular view of Bay, Howe  Sound & Georgia Strait. Approximately  75x150 feet. Make an Offer!.  F.P. $19,000.  FORBES ROAD: In Langdale. Very  close to school, this corner lot Is cleared,  level and ready to build upon. Note the  extra large size of approx. 80' x 140'.  F.P. $13,500.  GOWER POINT ROAD: At the corner  of 14th. This property has levels cleared  for the building site of your choice.  Excellent view of Georgia Strait. Approximately 80* x 250'. F.P. $16,500.  TUWANEK: Only one block to beach,  full view of Inlet. Piped community  water available. 80' x 140'. NEW low  price ONLY: F.P. $9,900.  PRATT  ROAD:     Near  proposed   new  school site. This lot Is cleared and ready-  to build upon. Mature fruit trees dot this  76* x 125' lot. F.P. $13,500.  ARNE PETTERSEN  886-2277  SOUTH FLETCHER: At School Road.  2 lots 40' x 150' each with small rentable  cottage on one lot. This property has  excellent potential as It has a spectacular  view of the entire Bay area and Keats  Island. Mostly cleared and ready for  building one or two homes. F.P. $27,500.  ACREAGE  CEMETERY ROAD: Enjoy the quiet  privacy of one acre in rural Gibsons.  The. property Is all level usable land.  Treed with some view. F.P. $17,900.  NORTH RD. at CHAMBERLIN: Exceptionally well priced, 5 acre level property,  half way between Gibsons and Langdale.  Front has been cleared and filled. Back  of property is like a park with- a creek  running through etc. Road allowance  at side is the extention of Chamberlin  Road. F.P. $27,500.  GRANDVIEW RD. at 9TH: Over Vi acre,  very private with view. House plans and  building permit, paid for and Included in  price. Foundation, floor slab and plumbing all in for a 28 x 42' (1176 sq. ft.  building). F.P. $19,900.  GIBSONS: Excellent prospects for the  one who holds this potentially commercially zoned acreage of 5 Acres. .  F.P. $60,000.  ROBERTS CREEK: Highway 101 divides  this property diagonally down the centre.  Devlop both sides of the road. Try all  offers. 5 acres. F.P. $30,000.  ROBERTS CREEK: 2Vi acres nicely  sloping land right next to Camp Bing,  insuring privacy and trees at that side of  the property. F.P. $16,800.  ROBERTS CREEK: Lovely, partly  cleared 2V4 acre parcel close to hotel and  park. Access road partly in. Don't miss  this opportunity to purchase this large  piece of land for ONLY F.P. $16,800.  SECHELT INLET STATES  ii. 10.  Coast News. May 3.1977.  ��      BIRTHS     ���  Rick and Bonnie Semotiuk are  happy to announce the birth of  Amy's sister Heidi Marguerite,  weighing 7 lbs. 14 oz. born April  22nd, 1977 at St. Mary's Hospital. Our thanks to Dr. Wihill-  Jones and the entire staff for  their kindness.  Obituaries  Jeffries: Passed away April 24th,  1977. Cecil (Jim) Jeffries, late  of Gibsons in his 63rd year.  Survived by relatives in England  and many friends in this area.  Funeral service was held Monday  May 2nd. at the Devlin Funeral  Home. Rev. John Low officiated.  Cremation followed.  Peterson: Passed away April 30,  1977, Eva Florence Peterson,  late of Gibsons, in her 85th year.  Survived by 4 sons and their  families. Funeral service Wednesday, May 4th at 2:00 p.m.  from the Devlin Funeral Home,  Gibsons. Interment Seaview  Cemetery, Gibsons.  Afo&UuueAt  Book your trip to Reno  Charter Flights  Bus Tours  AGNESLABONTE  886-7710  A number to note:  885-3521  WHARF REALTY LTD.  Too Late to  Classify  FOR SALE  Approx. 5000 sq. ft. building and  building used as living quarters.  Approx. 2000 sq. ft. on 4 lots.  For information phone Gibsons  Lanes at 886-2086.  FOR RENT  Gibsons   Bluff,   private   beach,  2   bdrms,   wall/wall,   fireplace,  sundeck,   garden,   boat,   avail,  immediately. 886-9044.  Skookumchuck hike  Try us for Garden Fertilizer  and Fencing at the new  Macleod's store, Sechelt.  885-2171  PENINSULA  TRAVEL  NOW UNDER NEW  MANAGEMENT  886-2278  Personalized Service  Same Day Ticketing  886-2278  Travel  (SUPERIOR TOURS LTD  Lobby of Sandmen Inn  180 West Georgia St.  689-7117  RENO $119.50  8 Days. 7 Night* Bus Tour  SUPER WEEKEND  RENO $169.50  SAN. FRAN. $179  Hotel & Air Included  WAIKIKI $389  8 Days. 7 Night*  MAUI $409  8 Days. 7 Night*  GIBSONS  BUILDING SUPPLIES  886-8141  LUMBER  2x4 shorts 6' only - 7$ per ft.  2x6 shorts 6' only - 10C per ft.  2x4 Hemlock standard and  better-14C per ft.  2x4 #3 Random length -12* ft.  Vi" Factory grade Plywood -  $5.85 sheet. K3 Particle Board  Vt"- $3.79 sheet.  CEDAR FENCING  1,/4"x6"x5' - 17C per ft.  \V*"x9,"xS' r 23* per ft.  iy4"xl0"x5' - 29C per ft.  2x4 Rough Cedar, 8' & 10' -  220 per ft.  4x4 Rough Cedar, 6', 7', & 8'  49? per ft.  FENCE STAIN  Green, Red, Brown - $4.99gal.  GIBSONS  BUILDING SUPPLIES  886-8141  NOTICE OF INTENTION  TO APPLY FOR  CLOSURE OF A PORTION OF REED ROAD  RIGHT OF WAY  TAKE NOTICE that the  undersigned HENRIETTA  H.  & CECIL  K. CHAMBERLIN, intends to apply  to the Minister of Highways,   Parliament   Buildings,     Victoria,     British  Columbia, for the closure  under Section   II   of  the  "Highway Act" of Reed  Road   at   Gibsons,   commencing at a point being  the South west corner of  Lot A DL 1314, Plan 11291  Group 1, N.W.D. thence  south  for a  distance  of  30'   then   in an  easterly  direction for a distance of  488.96   feet   then   north  30' to the S/E corner of  Lot B DL 1314 Plan 11291  thence    in    an    easterly  direction for 488.96 feet  to the point of commencement.  ANY PERSON having  reasonable cause to object  to the intended closure is  invited to write giving  reasons to the District  Technician, Department  of Highways, Box 740,  Gibsons, British Columbia  before the 18th of June,  1977.  HENRIETTA    H.   CHAMBERLIN,  RR#1,  Reed  Rd  Gibsons, B. C.  May is a special month this  year - it's Family Month, a time  to particularly enjoy the company  of the people who are the closest  and most important to you.  And of course, May 8th is a very  special day, Mother's Day.  In honour of both occasions, why  not treat the whole family by  going on a hike and picnic to  view the roaring spectacle of  the Skookumchuck Narrows!  A picnic on a mossy rock watching  roaring whirlpools boil up right  before your eyes would be even  better than going out for dinner -  and you know how good a meal  tastes outside, especially after  an exhilarating hour's hike  through    sun-speckled    woods.  After-dinner entertainment could  be provided by exploring the  various bays along the shoreline  for a first-hand look at the many  exotic specimens of sea-life which  inhabit this marvellous channel.  Sea anemone, star fish, sea  urchins, snails, and rare and  never before seen plants and  animals, all in glorious tech-  niclor. Just waiting for you to  discover and learn about them.  Go on your own, or come with  the group. Either way, you're  sure to meet friends somewhere  along the trail. So pack up the  family and the picnic basket and  head for the Skookumchuck on  May 8th. Cars will be gathering  at 12:00 noon in the Trail Bay  Mall parking lot to go as a group.  And there's sure to be room for  anyone needing a ride. For more  information, call Fran Berger at  885-9539.  P.S. The trail is wet in places  so wear appropriate shoes, and  mosquito repellant may come in  handyl  Sponsors  The Sea. Cavalcade Queen  Committee reports that the response from the girls willing to  run if sponsored has been tremendous. We certainly could  use more sponsors and would  really like to see more participation from Sechelt, Madeira  Park and Pender Harbour. If  any organization, service club or  business wish to sponsor a girl,  please contact Mrs. Verna Rivard  at 886-7788 after 6:00 p.m.  Guess  Where!  New Management  YOUR NEW HOSTS:  John and Chris Kavanagh  COMPLETE  DINING MENU  CEDARS INN  dining room  hours:  Monday - Saturday  11:00 a.m. -10:30 p.m.  OPEN EVERY DAY ��� ALL DAY  GOLDEN BARREL  HOURS:  11:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.  LICENCED  ESTABLISHMENT  EXCEPT SUNDAY  GKE  mm  CEOAfcS  mm  Phone:  886-9815  Gibsons, B. C.  �����-/r *S��&*?>:��*0r^ %...>*>.$. <\*��7**W^Z 4^9*VCHMP*1  Lee Berdahl of Gibsons was the only entrant to  get the difficult Guess Where question last week.  She correctly identified the pictured waterfall  as being located on Flume Road near the junction  with Highway 101. The usual prize of $5.00 will  be paid for the correct location of the above. Mail  your entires to the Coast News. Box 460. Gibsons.  TOP SOIL     PIT RUN  DRAIN ROCK   iSEw,  Road Building,.Land Clearing  EXCAVATING  Shoal Development Ltd.  886-2830  Sunshine Coast  Directory  ^sr*rm*2KmW&mWm+AUTOMOTIVE   *jr++mWmWmWmW*rAr  JAMIESON  AUTOMOTIVE  TOYOTA  New& Used Car Sales  All Make, Parts & Services  Gibsons AL JAMIESON Phone 886-7919  NEED TIRES0  Come in to  COASTAL TIRES  at the S-BENDS on Highway 101  Phone 886-2700  ��urgt Clcctric Itb.  ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING & CONTRACTING  Serving Sechelt, Gibsons, Roberts Creek & Madeira Park  885-3133  J. McKenzie Ron Blair, P. Eng.  ^ Porpoise Bay Rd. P.O. Box 387 Sechelt    VON 3A0  r  v  Box 860  Gibsons  Phone  886-7605  ^)\BE ELECTRIC Ird.,  RESIDENTIAL-COMMERCIAL-INDUSTRIAL  Maintenance    Pole Line    Electronics  ������POWER    TO    THE    PEOPLE"  A  r  ^  ABC  GENERAL PAINTING  SPRAY - BRUSH - ROLL  Call 886-2512  BUILDING SUPPLY  (  "N  Space for Rent  TWIN CREEK LUMBER  & BUILDING SUPPLIES LTD  ^WSMSiVVW    EXCAVATING     ^!WWW  f CUSTOM BACKHOE WORK ^  SEPTIC TANKS INSTALLED  Government Approved  Free Estimates  Excavations - Drai.nage Waterlines, etc.  Ph. 885-2921  R.R. 2  SUNSHINE PAINTERS  Let us brighten up your life  RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL  886-9564  Free Estimates  "\  Gibsons  Vs  MACK'S NURSERY  SUNSHINE COAST HIGHWAY  Shrubs, Fruit Trees, Plants  Landscaping, Pruning Trees, Peat Moss & Fertilizer  Licensed for Pesticide Spraying  COAST PAVING  PAVING FROM DRIVEWAYS TO HIGHWAYS  Highways, Parking Areas, Driveways, Crushed Gravel  Equipment Rentals  Main Office: Box 95,   Powell River,    485-6118  Branch Office:        Sechelt, Ph. 885-2343 9:30 to3:30 p.m.  "*\  ^mtKmW'jmTjVVZmWmKmW'    PLUMBING   ^#5��  Roberts   Creek  r  Free Estimates  Everything for your building Needs  Phone 886-2291-2  J.B. EXCAVATING  Water, sewer, drainage installation   /y^..  ���   Dump Truck ���   Backhoe      ~~  ��� Cat ���  Land Clearing \-��%  ��� Free Estimates ��� Septic Fields   -X  886-9031  ii���.  WINDSOR   PLYWOOD  (THE PLYWOOD PEOPLE)  Construction Plywood, Fancy Panels, Insulation, Doors, Bifolds,  Sidings and all Accessories.  Delivery Phone 886-9221 Highway 101, Gibsons  *jr*jrjmmWmWMmW CARPENTRY jrjmMMmWW^MmWW  STAN HILSTAD   ROOFING  DUROID. SHAKES  OR REROOFING  S  r  v.  RAY COATES PLUM BING  886-7695  Contract Renovations & Service Work  SEASIDE PLUMBING  PLUMBING - PIPEFITTING -STEAMFITTING  HOT WATER HEATING  886-7017  Al I Work G uaranteed  "Serving  Langdale  to Earls  Cove"  r  *\  BERNINA  SEWING MACHINES NOTIONS etc.  REPAIRS AND SERVICE TO ALL MAKES  SEWEASY  Cowrie St. Sechelt 885-2725  Gibsons  R.R. 1. Port Mellon Highway        Phone 886-2923  L & H SWANSON Ltd.  Sand and Gravel  BACKHOES  Ditching - Excavations - Ready-Mix Concrete  885-9666 Porpoise Bay Road Box 172, Sechelt, B. C.  R & B BULLDOZING & BACKHOE  GRAVELTRUCK  Septic Systems    Land Clearing  886-9633 or 886-9365  f TIDELINE  Plumbing and Heating Contractors  RESIDENTIAL - COMMERCIAL  FREE ESTIMATES  Bernie Mulligan " 886-9414 Denis Mulligan  SUNSHINE COAST  DISPOSAL SERVICES  Port Mellon to Ole's Cove  885-9973 886-2938  Commercial Containers available  K  SURVEYING  r  Space for Rent  A  Marv Volen  TREE TOPPING  VIEW DEVELOPMENTS LTD.  Clean up your wooded areas.  Remove lower limbs for VIEW  Top tall trees adjacacentto building  886-9597  r  k  KITCHEN  REMODELLING  CENTRE  KITCHENS AND  BATHROOMS  886-9411  DAY or EVENING  886-2951  TED HUME SERVICES  Parts. Service. Installations  Stoves,   Furnaces,   Heaters,   etc.  Certified Instrument Mechanic  Gibsons. B.C.  OCEANSIDE FURNITURE ^  & CABINETS HOP  Custom Built Cabinetsand Fixtures -fr 30 Years Experience  Expert Finishing   -fr Kitchen Remodelling A Specialty  R. BIRKIN  V     885-3417 Beach   Ave.,    Roberts   Creek        885-3310  jTMrj******- ELECTRIC  ^^mTWJXMW^mmWm-  ANDREA5SEN     ELECTRIC  (GIBSONS CO.) Serving the Sunshine Coast  ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR  Per Andreassen 886-9439  General Delivery Hopkfns Landing, B. C.  THOMAS HEATING  D. J. ROY  SURVEYOR - ENGINEER  Marine Building Wharf Street  Box 609 885-2332 Sechelt, B.C.  Msnwsr^r MISC. SERVICES MSMMSis  MOVING AND STORAGE  LEN WRAY'S TRANSFER Ltd.  Household Moving & Storage Complete Packing  Packing Materials for Sale  Phone 006-2664     Member Allied Van Lines     R.R. 1, Gibsons  JOHN HIND-SMITH  REFRIGERATION & MAJOR APPLIANCE SERVICE  Port Mellon to Pender Harbour  Res. 886-9949  OIL BURNER SERVICE  Complete Instrument  set-up of furnace  886-7111  r  **JT*J*mWmWmWmWM'   MACHINING ^vs#ws#s#s#s.  f At  the sign  of   the  Chevron  HILL'S MACHINE SHOP  & Marine Service Ltd  Arc and Acty. Welding Machine Shop  Steel Fabricating  Automotive - Marine Repair  Phone 886-7721 Marine Ways Res. 886-9956  GUTTERS  FREE ESTIMATES A  phone  CUSTOM CRAFT PRODUCTS  ConjyercW 885-2992 ^T^'  Residential Sechelt  BILL BLAClCl  ROOFING  __       Shingles, Shakes, Tar and Gravel  1886-7320 or 885-3320   Industrial & Residential  GIBSONS LANES  OPEN BOWLING HOURS  SATURDAY 7-11 pm FRIDAY9-11 pm  SUNDAY    2-5pm   9-11 pm   A Coast News, May 3,1977.  11  Kinsmen club of Sechelt granted charter St. George's  by Josef Stanishevskyj  In 1920, Hal Rogers came back  to Canada from the first Great  War. He had left many friends  behind and those that did come  back were scattered around the  country. Hal decided to form a  friendship club so that his buddies could share, the struggles of  a post-war depression. The Kinsmen had been initiated.  From a membership of 3 or 4  cronies, Hal Rogers had set the  wheels in motion for a truly noble  all-Canadian idea: The Kinsmen  now have 580 clubs; across Canada and a membership of 17,000.  Their motto: "To serve the community's greatest need".  On Saturday, April 23rd, the  Kinsmen Club of Sechelt and  District (B.C.'s newest) was granted it's charter. One hundred  and thirty out of town delegates  were on hand to encourage,  support and help commemorate  the occasion. The dignitaries  included National Director Bill  Lawless; District Governor Vern  Sanquist from Kamloops; Dave  Wagner, District Director from  Salmon Arm; Haig Maxwell,  Deputy Governor from Gibsons  and Vice-Governor Larry Hogg  from Nanaimo.  One of the emotional highlights of the evening was Joe  Benner's, welcoming speech on  behalf of the Lions Club. Twenty-  one years ago, Joe was the charter president of Sechelt's first  Kinsmen Club. While talking,  with Mr. Benner, he mentioned  that in the fifteen years he was  associated with Kin, he had not  missed one meeting; had attended every national and district  convention'and was the recipient  of many awards. Listening to the,  rising-lump in Joe's throat as  he recollected his involvement  and pride in Kinsmenship was  a touching moment. Here was a  man that had obviously given  much of himself and his time toward the betterment of' his community. "Godfather" Benner's  presence as a Lion's Club representative was appropriately  symbolic.  The Kinsmen are a group of  men between the ages of twenty-  one and forty. They are an all  Canadian service club which has  affiliations with the "Round-  tablers' " in Britain, Europe and  Africa; the "Apex" clubs in Australia and with the "Active 20-  30" club in America. '  A substantial amount of the  monies raised by Kinsmen is  utilized for youth oriented projects in their various communities. They sponsor high school  dances, hockey and baseball  teams. The Gibsons swimming  pool was initiated by Kinsmen.  Dougal Park was initially known  as Kin Park. The public health  office was constructed by Kinsmen. They sponsor the popular  "Kin Win" lottery. Jim Backus  deemed the organization worthy  enough to donate his commercial  talents gratis.  Kinsmen have felt morally and  financially obligated to sponsor  Blood Donor clinics for the past  twenty-five years. The money  tree boxes in your local stores are  handled by Kinsmen; The  monies go into their rehabilitation  foundation. Each year they have  a "Shmockey Night" which kicks  off their Mother's March. .  When polio was a problem, the  Kin helped out the victims. They  have half-way houses, and they  direct a government sponsored  Auditory Service for hearing disabilities. The list goes on...  Haig Maxwell tied it up in a  nice package when he said, "No  one has suffered from Kin".  , Anyone wishing more information should call Haig Maxwell at  Western Drugs in Gibsons or  get hold of Paul Mathon at  . Sechelt Office Services.  Getting back to Charter Night.  Everyone was there because of  a feeling - and the feeling was  good.  Good luck fellows, and long  live the purple and gold 1  MUM.  Happy Mother's Day and welcome to Canada.  Ian  St. Aidan's Parish Hall was gay  with spring flowers for the A.G.  W's St. George's Day Tea held  April 22nd on a beautiful spring  day.  President Mrs. Charles Pass-  more welcomed those present  who represented the Sunshine  Coast from Pender ��� Harbour  to Gibsons and North Vancouver.  Mrs. Charles J. Merrick was  introduced and gave an interesting talk about St. Aidans after  which the tea was declared open.  The bake, plant and regal  tables were well patronized.  A delicious tea and special  get together was enjoyed by all,  which kept the ladies in charge  very busy.  Congratulations to the winners  of the door prize and raffle. We  are still.waiting to hear from the  raffle winner, green ticket #  64595.  The A.C.W. members thank all  for the support given which made  the tea a success.  BONNIEBROOK LODGE  On   the   Beautiful   Sunshine Coast at Gower Point  Connie Achterberg  Your Hostess  ft BREAKFAST  ft DINING ROOM  * GUEST ROOMS  886-9033  MOM'S THE WINNER  8/  @ OFF  ��� JEWELLERY  All Gold & Silver  Necklaces, chains  & earrings  * Ladies Pantsuits  Ladies Pants  & Sweaters  FASHIONS  Madeira Park    883-2315  GibsoNs HarI>our  When in town ...  Shop downtown ...  You'll be glad you did!  Gibsons  Co        ^  886-7215  ^  See our fine selection of hand-crafted jewelery.  Silver, Gold, Copper and Brass.  886-2257'  "A  Ken's  Lucky  Dollar  FOODS  SMRI5HERE '  Tang Orange Flavored Crystals  Poly Pak 2-7 oz. Pkg.   99*  Pacific Evaporated Milk    2/77*  Oelsey Bath Tissue Asst'd   4 Roll Pkg. 99*  Delsey Bath Tissue White 4 Roll Pkg. 99*  Kleenex Towels Yellow 2 RollI Pack   99*  Kleenex Towels White 2 Roll Pkg. 99*  Cloverleaf Chunk Light Tuna Fish 6V2 oz.Tin 69*  Lowneys Campfire Marshmallows 11 oz. Pkg. 3/1.00  Business  '**$   .^is^-X'.-'X.  TYDEWATER CRAFTS & HOBBIES  ��� HOBBY SUPPLIES  ��� CRAFT SUPPLIES  ��� YARNS & WOOLS  ��  WINE ARTS  Gibsons  886-2811  ��  GIBSONS FISH  MARKET  OPEN: Tues.-Sat.  10:30-6:30  886-7888  FRESH SALMON  and COD  ft Jeans  ft Shirts  ft Sweaters  ft Etc.  PRICED TO MEET  YOUR BUDGET!  GIBSONS, B.C.  1521 GOWER PT RD.  886-2200  PENINSULA CLEANERS & LAUNDRY  ALTERATIONS & REPAIRS  JkSSPXo  REAL ESTATE  ��� INSURANCE  lom  NCIES  JOHN BLACK  886-7316  OFFICE: 886-2248  Box 238  1589 Marine Drive  Gibsons,  RON MCSAVANEY  AGENT  885-3339  the Advertisers  who support the  TVEALi  OCCMUIIIFT  Ganongs  Maraschino Chocolates  $1.09  Prices effective May 5,6,7/77  Cozy  Cameras  CAMERA  AND  DARKRM.  SUPPLIES  jFREE 126 Outfit  With every $50.00  Purchase.  MAY SPECIAL  STEER MANURE  I./J7 sack  886-2919  Murray's Garden  & Pet Supplies  ALLSPORTS  MARINE INC.  ��� SPECIAL ���  BASEBALLS  LITTLE LEAGUE  and  SOFTBALL BATS  1/2  PRICE!  886-9303  sporting  GOODS  DOGWOOD  COMMUNITY EVENTS:  Sat. May 7, Spring Dance, sponsored by Resource Society, Roberto Greek Hall, "Up the  Creek" band, tickets: 885-5012 or 885-3821. No  tickets at the door.  Sunday, May 8: Talent Show, 2:00 at Twilight  Theatre. Dance, song, novelty acts, Peter  Trower poetry reading. Don't miss Itt  MOTHER'S DAY  AT HELEN'S FASHIONS  We carry everything  to make Mother Happy!  TROPICAL & FLOWERING  PLANTS  FLORAL ARRANGEMENTS  WORLD WIDE WIRE SERVICE  TO REACH MOTHER IN TIME!  20% OFF: Giftware  (Crystal, China, etc.)  Lingerie & Blouses  886-9941  FOR THESE GIFTS 12.  Coast News, May 3,1977.  We're Having  15% OFF  Building Supplies  ���TlMBRMARtPl  MEMBER ���ULULH  Free Delivery Gibsons to Sechelt  accepted  886-8141


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